Panzgam residents block train tracks to protest erratic power supply

Bilal Habib

Srinagar: People in Pulwama have blocked train tracks and are staging protests against the alleged failure of power development department(PDD) authorities to provide them uninterrupted power supply in the holy month of Ramadan.

Scores of residents of Panzgam appeared on the railway tracks and blocked it to register their anger against the PDD department over the erratic power supply, witnesses told Kashmir Reader. Due to the blockade of the tracks, Srinagar-Qazigund train has been halted at the Panzgam station.

Hundreds of commuters, witnesses said are stranded at Anantnag and Qazigund stations, even as police have reached the spot to pacify protesters. Further details awaited