Power shortage hits Kargil
LAHDC assures early restoration
Kargil, July 28: In a bid to resolve ongoing power crisis in Kargil, a high level meeting between the authorities and engineers of PDD and NHPC was held here today.
The meeting was chaired by Chief Executive Councilor LAHDC Kacho Ahmad Ali Khan. On the occasion Khan directed the engineers to ensure continuous power supply during the Holy month of Ramadan.
Khan said due to fault in Chutuk Project and in second unit of Iqbal Hydel Project, power supply to Kargil was affected.
“We have rectified the faults and the power supply will be resumed shortly. We make a fervent appeal to the people to desist from using heaters and heavy electrical gadgets during the peak time to ensure continuous power supply,” Khan said.
Meanwhile, working President District Congress Committee Kargil, Nasir Munshi, has expressed resentment over the prevailing power crisis in Kargil.
“Notwithstanding the Holy month of Ramadan, the PDD resorted to unscheduled power cuts causing huge inconvenience to inhabitants of Kargil Town. We will be force to launch an agitation if the power scenario does not improve at the earliest,” Munshi added.
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