A massive protest demonstration was today staged by the residents of Mehtka Village of Kalakote after the electronic gadgets in the area were damaged due to frequent fluctuation in power.
The locals assembled on Kalakote-Mehtka road and blocked it for vehicular movement raising slogans against Power Development Department.
The protesters, while raising slogans against the Power Development Department (PDD) alleged that their electronic appliances have been damaged due to frequent fluctuation in voltage. They blamed the PDD for its negligence which made the people to suffer losses.
As per reports, in the morning hours, a high fluctuating power voltage in Mehtka Village of Kalakote damaged electronic appliances of the people.
One local, Subash Chander, son of Jagdish Raj, resident of Mehtka also sustained injuries and has been hospitalized.
The protesters claimed that due to careless approach of PDD locals have suffered losses.
Later, SHO Kalakote, Mohd Iqbal rushed to the spot and pacified the protesters assuring them that matter has been taken up with senior authorities.