Power crises trigger protests in Sopore | KNO

Power crises trigger protests in Sopore | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Sopore, November 10 (KNO) : Inhabitants of Naharpora Mohalla including women and shopkeepers in the Iqbal market Sopore on Saturday staged protest against PDD for failing to provide electricity in their area from last Five days. According to KNO correspondent, protesters blocked the road at Iqbal market for several hours and also expressed anger against (PDD) for installing a low capacity 250 KV transformer in the area comprising hundreds of households and shopkeepers. The aggrieved residents and shopkeepers said the transformer due to heavy load develops snag frequently. Every year on beginning of winter season, authorities don’t bother to install a high capacity (400KV) transformer in the area, residents said. Despite repeated attempts, PDD officials could not be contacted.(KNO)