Uri residents hold protest against PDD

Baramulla: The residents of Chandanwari, Uri Monday held a protest against the Power Development department over unscheduled power cuts.
Reports said that hundreds of residents from Chandanwari and its surrounding areas took to the street and staged protest demonstration against the department.
The protestors blocked the traffic movement on Srinagar-Muzafarabad raod for several hours,reports said.
“From several months, our areas are witnessing frequent power cuts. We are facing a lot of problems,” Riyaz Ahmad, a protesting youth said.
Later, after assurances by police officials, the protestors dispersed peacefully.