Baramulla: Residents of Kumar Mohalla Tilgam Pattan Monday staged a protest against Power Development Department (PDD) and demanded installation of the transformer in the locality.
Protesters said that six months before a transformer was sanctioned for their village and department has also installed the poles for it but later no transformer was installed.
They said that some officials of the department have deliberately withheld the transformer.
“We have already suffered a lot in chilly winter, we don’t want want to suffer in the ensuing revered month of Ramdhan,” protestors said.
On the assurance of Tehsildar Pattan and SHO Pattan protesters dispersed peacefully.
They protestors threatened to block the Srinagar-Baramulla highway if their demands are not met within five days.