Mohammad Iqbal Mir
Lolab, Jan 24: Amid disturbing power scenario in Kashmir the residents of various areas of Kupwara Thursday complained that they were getting jus five hour electricity in 24 hours.
The residents accused the power development department of not adhering to the curtailment schedule. Even fully metered areas facing worst power crisis. The situation in unmetered and remote villages of Lolab, Lalpora, Dharamwari, Darpora, Diver, Hayatpora is most awful .
The Villagers said that they are facing unprecedented power crises. When PDD installed meters in our areas we wear assured to get power supply round the clock but the promises proved to be a hoax.
Similar reports we received from remote villages. The residents of Dharamwari, Darpora, Lalpora and other villages complained that power plays hide and seek. The unscheduled power cuts have become order of the day and students are the worst sufferers.
The residents from Krusan area also alleged that PDD is taking them for a ride. The situation has gone from bad to worse during the past few weeks.