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    Month on, no electricity in Ganderbal village; locals demand 250 KVA transformer in the area


    Dar Muneeb

    Ganderbal, Jan, 28: The residents of Hari Ganiwan area of Ganderbal’s Kangan tehsil are using primitive sources to light their houses since last 20 days as their 100-KVA transformer is unable to bear the load of 142 connections.

    While talking to Press Trust of Kashmir, the local residents said that the transformer of the area has got damaged nearly a month before, adding that it often gets damaged due to the excessive household connection on it.

    The residents demanded for a additional transformer saying that a 100-KVA transformer is placed for around 142 connection due to which it quite often gets damaged.

    “We have a 100 KVA transformer in our area on which five colonies, Chopan Mohalla, Bhat Mohalla, Khatana Mohalla, Bagh Pati consisting of 142 registered connections rely and the transformer gets damaged quite often due to the excessive load,” said Mushtaq Ahmad a local resident and district co-ordinater Panchayat Conference Ganderbal.

    He further demanded a 250-KVA additional transformer for the area so that the problem gets solved, “Goverment must provide us a 250 KVA additional transformer so that the issue gets solved as we are facing too many dificulties in this harsh winter due to unavailability of electricity,” he told PTK.

    “We approached many concerned officials but all went in vain,” he added.

    The local residents also requested the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir and Chief Engineer of PDD to look into the matter.

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