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PDP hold protest over power crisis Fee hike in Srinagar
5/20/2024 9:25:36 PM
Early Times Report

Jammu, May 20: The Kashmir Valley is facing its worst power crisis with long unscheduled power cuts, especially in the evening hours. This has affected the normal lives of the people adversely
PDP ex minister gh nabi lone hanjura ex minister aasiya naqash state sectararies arif laigaroo hameed kohseen district presidents abdul qayoom bhat yaseen bhat zahoor mir and dozens of workers tried to take out protest demonstration from party headquarters at Residency Road on monday but were not allowed to move towards Lal Chowk by the police. The workers raised slogans against the lieutenant governor and the administration regarding the power crisis and fee hike
PDP general secretary gh nabi lone hanjura said that Kashmir is facing worst power crisis and administration is doing nothing to resolve this issue.
“The unscheduled power cuts are affecting over business, education of students, health care system and lives of people. Even our industries and business community are facing lot of problems due to the shortage of power,” he said. Ex minister aasiya naqash said that despite tall claims by the administration about the installation of smart meters to alleviate power issues and ensure uninterrupted supply, the ground reality tells a different story.
“The so-called smart meter initiative, which was marketed as a solution to power woes, has instead become a source of discontent among the general public,” he alleged.
PDP state sectarary Arif laigaroo who participated in the protest , said, “The promises made by the administration about smart meters were meant to bring relief, not exacerbate the woes of the people. It is disheartening to see the government exploit the situation and burden the citizens further.” those who participated in protest are mohd altaf tambakoo bilal sofi ali mohd baba touseef shah umar dar fayaz reshi all zonal presidents zone members and others.
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