Manyal village of Thanamandi has been without power supply for last several weeks due to alleged failure of the Power Development Department to restore snapped supply lines.
Locals of the area said that the power transformer installed in the village developed some snag about three weeks ago after which a new transformer was sent to the area "but the same is yet to be installed".
They said that locals of the area as well as students suffering a lot due ot the power outage.
"Our examinations are going on but power snap is leading to hardships in examination preparations", said a student.
They also said that many a time officers of Power Development Department were urged to restore power supply but they have failed in doing so.
Urging the district administration to intervene in the matter locals of the area have threatened to launch agitation if power supply is not restored.