In Bandipora: Under Construction transmission tower Collapses after Snowfall

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By Fast Kashmir on 07/02/2019.

In Bandipora: Under Construction transmission tower Collapses after Snowfall

How could they tolerate the stormy winds in future when they will be made fully operational: Locals


Nasir Khuehami


Bandipora, Fab 07: The under construction transmission tower which connects Bandipora grid station with Badampora Ganderbal here on Thursday Collapsed in Ajas area of Bandipora District due to heavy Snowfall. Reports said that the under Construction transmission tower collapsed early morning due to heavy snowfall, however, there was no report of any loss of life or injury in the incident.

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Pertinently Putshai Grid Station is under Construction from past 10 years and has already missed Several deadlines due to snail pace of work. The collapse of under construction transmission tower has raised eyebrows over the quality of work being carried out by the department.

Locals demanded a time-bound high-level probe into the matter, called for immediate action. They said that how could they tolerate the stormy winds in future when they will be made fully operational. DC Bandipora Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary said that One under construction tower of BBTL collapsed at Ajas. Chief Engineer System and Operation wing enquiring into it.