Jatwal residents protests against PDD, blocked the highway - watsupptoday.com
Jatwal residents protests against PDD, blocked the highway
Posted 19 Aug 2017 04:14 PM

Expressing their anguish, residents of Samba held a protest against Power Development Department (PDD) for not replacing power transformer and blocked Jammu-Pathankot national highway disrupting vehicular movement for nearly two hours here today.
A large number of irate people of the area assembled on Jammu-Pathankot national highway and shouting slogans held the PDD responsible for power crisis in the area saying in last 20 days it failed to restore the power supply in the locality.
"We have been demanding the replacement of damaged transformer in the locality to overcome the crisis, but ironically, the PDD authorities have failed to do so. We demand immediate replacement of the electricity transformer, said Rajkumar, a local
Later, senior officials of the district administration including in the police reached the spot and pacified the agitating residents. He assured the people on behalf of PDD officials that the transformer will be installed by today. On this assurance they lifted the road blockade.

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