Baramulla : Scores of people of few villages staged massive protests on Wednesday against the Power Development Department, at Uri in North Kashmir”s Baramulla District. According to sources, ” hundreds of people staged a protest against the Power Development Department (PDD) for not supplying power according to the scheduled at Uri Town. Power situation is getting worse in recent times, people are fed up with the authorities for their negligence said one of the local Resident, , the protesters blocked the Srinagar-Muzafarabad National highway and disrupted the vehicular traffic on the road.The angry residents raised slogans against the PDD. They claimed that they have been compelled to live in the dark since past two weeks and demanded proper power supply in the area. The residents were demanding regular power supply seeking immediate intervention of the concerned authorities of the PDD to provide respite to the people from scheduled and unscheduled power cuts.
2015 Kashmir Despatch