Kangan residents protest against PDD

The residents of village Paktoon Pati Mamer in Kangan Tehsil held protest demonstration and blocked Srinagar-Leh Highway against Power Development Department (PDD) for not repairing the damaged transformer.
Kangan residents protest against PDD
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The residents of village Paktoon Pati Mamer in Kangan Tehsil held protest demonstration and blocked Srinagar-Leh Highway against Power Development Department (PDD) for not repairing the damaged transformer.

People from the village including women and children assembled on Srinagar-Leh Highway and held protest against PDD, accusing the department of inordinate delay in repairing damaged transformer.

"We have been demanding replacement of damaged transformer in the locality quite some time but to no avail," a resident of the area said, adding the academic as well as competitive exams of their wards were getting affected by the power crisis in the area.

Assistant Executive Engineer PDD Kangan, Aijaz Ahmad rushed to the spot and pacified the agitated villagers. On his assurance, the protestors dispersed and the vehicular movement was restored on the highway.

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