Kashmir Indepth

Power crisis in Shopian, residents register protest


Shopian, Jan 06 : Amid harsh weather conditions residents of Banghandar Alyalpora area of Shopian in South Kashmir registered their protest to highlight power crisis in the area since past two weeks.

Reports said that scores of residents hit the streets and blocked Shopian- Hirpora road to protest against power development department.

Locals while alleged PDD department said that their transformer got damaged before 20 days but authorities hardly bother about our crisis.

The protesting residents said that they had approached concern department in this regard but nothing happened on ground but only adds to their sufferings.

They said that department forced us to hit the streets, they however added that if their demand will not be redressed at earliest they will go for bigger protest.

Meanwhile despite repeated attempts officials at PDD division Shopian were not available for commits.

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