BANDIPORA: Residents of Syed Mohallah and Khos Mohallah Hajin in Bandipora staged protest against the Power Development Department (PDD) on Tuesday demanding repairment of their transformer.
Residents held a dharna in front of PDD office in Hajin and disrupted traffic movement on Hajin-Srinagar road for about an hour. They were shouting slogans against officials of PDD.
A woman protester Haleema told Kashmir Reader that their transformer was damaged since a month ago, “however authorities are not interested to repair it.”
She added that they are reeling under darkness and authorities are not taking any step to repair their damaged transformer.
The resident said if the authorities threatened to detach the 11000 HT lines through which three villages are supplied electricity incase authorties fail to solve their issue within two days.
Later police party led by SHO Hajin visited the spot and assured the protesters that he will take up the matter with the concerned department.
After his assurance, protesters dispersed peacefully.