Baramulla villagers protest power cuts

Baramulla: The villagers of almost 15 villages here protested on Tuesday against unscheduled power cuts.
The villagers stage the protest at Gantamulla Colony on Srinagar-Muzzafarabad road, some 10 kilometers from the main town.
They were protesting against NHPC and the state Power Development Department’s failure to ensure power supply to the areas.
Raising anti-government and anti-NHPC slogans, the protesters blocked the highway from 8 am to 12 pm.
They said they have provided landed for the hydel-power projects in the area and yet they have been without electricity.
The protesters said their agriculture was getting affected due to poor power supply.
The protest ended after assurances from the authorities.