Residents of Trilokpur hold protest against PDD
STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: The irate residents of Trilokpur held protest against Power Development Department (PDD).
Large number of people residing in the Trilokpur area of Talab Tillo Jammu assembled on Talab Tillo-Jewel road and blocked it for half an hour as PDD failed to repair the damaged transformer.
The protestors were raising slogans against the government and the PDD for power curtailment in the area.
They alleged that the government and PDD have compelled them to come on roads and hold protest against them.
“Long duration power cuts have made the life of people miserable and the senior citizens, ailing people and small kids are most affected”, they alleged.
They said that the transformer in their area was damaged for the last five days, and till date it was not repaired by the department, compelling them to adopt agitation path.
After getting information, police rushed to the spot and assured the protesting people that the power will be resumed in the shortest possible time.
On the assurance, the protestors dispersed and the vehicular movement was restored.