BARAMULLA: The residents of Pattan area of district Baramulla staged a protest against the power development department (PDD) on Fridayand blocked the road for some time.
Sources said that after the Friday prayers large number of people from different areas of Pattan mostly from the Pattan market staged a protest against the PDD for unscheduled power cuts in the area. The protesting people shouting slogans against the concern engineers and department employees said that they are providing them proper electricity as per schedule.
Protesting people blocked the Srinagar Muzafarabad national highway for some time.
Later a team of Pattan police along with Tehsildar Pattan reached the spot and assured protesting people that they will forward their grievance to higher ups of the department and if any local employee were found guilty, they will take action against him as per law.