Lolab faces worst power crisis

Mohammad Iqbal Mir
Lolab May 20: Amid disturbing power scenario in Kashmir the residents of various areas of Lolab complained that they were getting jus five hour electricity in 24 hours.
The residents accused Power Development Department of not adhering to the curtailment schedule. Even fully metered areas facing worst power crisis the residents said.
“The situation in unmetered and remote villages of Lolab, Krusan, Lalpora, Sogam, Dharamwari Darpora, Lalpora, Mandipora is awful,” they said.
“When PDD installed meters in our areas we were assured to get power supply round the clock but their promise proved to be a hoax,” they said.
Similar reports were received from remote villages of Lolab. The residents of Dharamwari, Darpora, Lalpora and other villages complained that power plays hide and seek during sehri and iftar.
The residents said that unscheduled power cuts have become order of the day and students are the worst sufferers.
“We are playing electricity dues in time and yet reeling under darkness,” a group of shopkeepers of Krusan told Precious Kashmir.