Baramulla 13 March (KNB): For last three days, residents of Namblan and Gulistan villages in Narwav Tehsil of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, have been suffering due to unavailability of electricity.
As per the locals, the two adjacent villages have been longing for electricity supply since the rains lashed the valley, despite the step down transformers installed there have no issues.
Panch of the village Namblan, Abdul Majid Bhat told Kashmir News Bureau that the electricity was gone after the first spell of rainfall and since then the villages have been in dark.
He said, “We are living in the dark for days now! I don’t understand how a weather phenomenon can cause an issue which can’t be fixed within three days.”
He added, “Concerned officials have been giving their word that the supply will resume in sometime, then they said another day, but apparently no such promise was fulfilled.”
“Surprisingly, as per the concerned PDD employees, the transformers installed in our villages are absolutely fine,” Bhat said and further asked, “Then why are we suffering? Why are we being kept in the dark?”
Athar Malik, another local of the area told Kashmir News Bureau that only these Two villages of the tehsil have been deprived of the basic necessity.
He said, “apart from these two, all the nearby villages of the Narwav are being provided the electricity supply on the scheduled time.”
He also said that the Power receiving station is just nearby but the residents of these villages have not been given any reason for the delay in restoration of electricity.
Executive Engineer PDD Baramulla, Dilbar Singh told Kashmir News Bureau that the fault was in the Feeder line of these two villages.
Moreover, Kashmir News Bureau contacted Farooq Ah. Shah Executive Engineer, Sub Transmission, who assured the issue will be resolved within few hours.
Farooq Ah. Shah said, “There was a technical fault and a team of our department is already working to fix it.”
He further assured that the problem will be resolved within few hours and the electricity supply will be provided to the villages. (KNB)