Srinagar, Nov 30: Residents of Baghi Mehtab area of Srinagar on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration against the Power Development Department (PDD) over erratic electricity supply in the area.
Coming down heavily on the PDD, the locals said pesky power cuts are irritating and they are frustrated the way PDD supplies electricity to the inhabitants.
“The PDD is befooling the people with the schedule they have published, and that is just on papers, on ground there is no electricity available in the area”, said one of the resident of the area to KNT.
The protestors were demanding the availability of electricity in the area and said if the electricity is not restored in the area they will hit the roads.
Chief Engineer, PDD Ejaz Ahmad said,” there was planned shutdown in the area due to installation of new cables and cluster transformers. “It was for the convenience of people, however if there is any disruption in electricity out of schedule, he will look into the matter.