Sopore villages face unscheduled power cuts

Sopore villages face unscheduled power cuts

Several villages of this north Kashmir town are facing prolonged power cuts, compounding problems of people.

Residents of Bomai, Logripora, Tujjar, Goripora, and severalother villages said for the past one week the power scenario has worsened asthe department was resorting to unscheduled and frequent power cuts.

"We are being supplied electricity for just two hours day.The power schedule has gone for a toss," said Feroz Ahmad, a resident of Bomai.

He said power availability could help engage youngsters stayindoors by watching televisions and listening to program on tacklingcoronavirus infection.

While demanding immediate intervention of the higherauthorities, locals said they have repeatedly taken up the matter withofficials in charge of receiving station at Seelo, but to no avail.

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