Pattan Village Demands Power Supply, Block Srinagar- Muzaffarabad Highway

March 14

Sajad Hameed

Protest erupted in Yadipora Village of pattan in Baramulla district against the Power Development Department (PDD) for the non availability of transformer in the area.

Angry Residents blocked National Highway for Hour due to which the hundreds of people particularly students were halted for a long time.

Locals of the area alleged that State Government has Sanctioned 250 KV transformer for Lone Mohalla of Yadipora Pattan but unfortunately on the interference of an operator of Imran Ansari the Power Development Department (PDD) Pattan has given the said 250 KV Transformer to Wahab Yatoo Mohalla.

Today Hundreds of Women and youths blocked Srinagar Muzafarabad National Highway at Yadipora,

To Sort out the Matter Tehsildar Pattan, DO  Palhallan Sub Inspector Jeelani, DO Ussan Jan Mohammad reached on spot and Pacify the angry protesters,

.Due to protests, traffic movement was suspended on National Highway for hours.

Author: News Desk