Bashundhara City

Bashundhara City (Bengali: বসুন্ধরা সিটি):
 is a shopping center in Dhaka, and the second biggest shopping center in Bangladesh with a gross leasable zone of 191,200 square feet (18,000 m2).[2] Opened to general society on 6 August 2004, the shopping center situated in Panthapath, close Kawran Bazar. Bashundhara City is 19 stories tall, of which 8 are utilized for the shopping center and the rest of the corporate base camp of the Bashundhara Group. The shopping center has space for 2,325 retail locations and cafeterias and has an extensive underground exercise room, a multiplex film, a top-floor nourishment court, an ice skating arena, and an amusement stop. The completely aerated and cooled shopping center with housetop patio nurseries is viewed as a cutting-edge image of the developing city of Dhaka. Bashundhara City is one of the biggest shopping centers in South Asia: up to 50,000 individuals visit daily.[2] It is the primary current shopping center in the city, composed by the important draftsman Mustapha Khalid Palash and Mohammad Foyez Ullah of Vistaara
Construction:                                                                                                                                                    Development began in 1998 under Shafiat Sobhan bad habit director Bashundhara Group.[citation needed] The cost of the building was more than $100 million
2009 fire
On 13 March 2009, the top floors of the Bashundhara City complex burst into flames. The blast began around 1:30 pm, after Friday supplications, on one of the top floors.[4] Most of the workplaces were unfilled, as Friday is the primary day of the end of the week in Bangladesh. A security project kicked the bucket as he hopped off the highest point of the working to get away from the fire. Seventeen others were harmed. The central security officer of the building was protected from the rooftop best by a Bangladesh Air Force Bell-212 helicopter.[5] Later around the same time, reports expressed the passing of three more individuals – found in a lift by a gathering of Fire Fighters. Fifty individuals were harmed – the vast majority of them treated for smoke inward breath. The fire took six hours to be conveyed under control because of the mid-year winds.[6][7] It pulled in a great many spectators outside the complex from Panthapath to Hatirpool, bringing about substantial traffic.[4] Priest of Home Affairs Tanjim Ahmad Sohel requested a three-part council to audit the occurrence. He declared the harmed was created as a result of the absence of flame insurance hardware amid the season of the incident.[8] The city leader, Sadeque Hossain Khoka, requested all the fire benefits in the funding to the scene with 15 fire trucks and requested the armed force faculty for their assistance.[9][10] Wikinews has related news: 7 executed, 50 harmed in Bangladesh shopping center fire Wikinews has related news: Bangladesh security fixed after Pilkhana slaughter and Bashundhara City fire The fire was quenched after almost 10 hours. The vast majority of the casualties who kicked the bucket were workers, and the vast majority of the customers were unharmed.[11] The shopping center was shut for two days and was by and by opened to people in general on 16 March. As per the shopping center specialists, harms achieved Tk2 billion (US$29m)
See also:  List of shopping malls in Bangladesh
Architecture of Bangladesh
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2  ^ Jump up a b "About Bashundhara City". Bashundhara City. Retrieved 30 June 2016.
3  Jump up ^ "Bashundhara City, Bangladesh's first world-class shopping mall, awaits opening next month". Bashundhara Group. 18 July 2004. Archived from the original on 28 September 2007.
4  ^ Jump up to a b "Bashundhara City turns towering inferno". 13 March 2009.
5  Jump up ^ "Fire hits Dhaka shopping center". BBC News. 13 March 2009. Retrieved 13 March 2009.
6 Jump up ^ "Fire kills 4 at vast Bangladesh shopping mall". CBC News. Associated Press. 13 March 2009.
7 Jump up ^ Hossain, Farid (13 March 2009). "Fire at Bangladesh's Largest Mall Kills 7". ABC News. Archived from the original on 27 March 2009. Retrieved 20 March 2009.
8  Jump up ^ "At Least 7 Dead in Bangladesh Mall Fire". CBS News. Associated Press. 13 March 2009.
9 Jump up ^ "One dead, 11 injured in shopping mall fire". Gulf Times. Agence France-Presse. 13 March 2009. Archived from the original on 27 March 2009. Retrieved 13 March 2009.
10  Jump up ^ Hossain, Farid (13 March 2009). "Fire at Bangladesh's largest mall kills 7". NEWS. Associated Press. Archived from the original on 27 March 2009.
11  Jump up ^ "Fire crews conquer Dhaka mall fire". Al Jazeera English. 13 March 2009. Retrieved 13 March 2009.
12  Jump up ^ "Bashundhara mall to open to public tomorrow". The Daily Star. 15 March 2009. Archived from the original on 16 March 2009.

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