Gandoh, Aug 03: Scores of Residents from Chilly pingle area of Doda district held staged massive protests on Thursday against the Power Development Department (PDD) in Malik Pura.
The local residents of the area assembled on Malik Pura near sub-Division Gandoh(Bhalessa)and staged a protest against PDD authorities.
protesters under the leadership of Mohd Hanif and Mehraj Malik blocked the Doda-Gandoh Road for two hours. They raised slogans against the senior officers of PDD for making tall promises to the public when the ground reality regarding their service is empathic. They said that their children who are taking the annual examination are unable to prepare in the absence of power.They also said that the department has been befooling them by assuring the regular supply of electricity but on ground nothing concrete has been done and the people have been left with no other option but to come on roads,They added.
Protesters alleged that there is no scheduled power supply to their localities and they demanded immediate intervention of higher authorities towards the matter.
However, the protesters were pacified and traffic on the Doda-Gandoh road was resumed after the intervention of officials who assured to resolve the problems at the earliest.