People of Karnah Kupwara demand electrical Tower at Sadhna Top to avoid power line damage and power cut in the area.

By CJ Rayaz Ahmad


Karnah sub division is under complete darkness from last three weeks after the 33KV power line along Sadhna pass suffured heavey damage about 21 electric poles swept by glacier near sadhna Top, due heavey snowfall in the area. It is pertinent to mention here that every year during snow season when temperature goes to zero, this power line get damage leaving the people of Karnah sub division in darkness and in great difficulties due to non availability of power supply. There is no rebate in charging of monthly tariff from the consumers but the electronic supply remain cut off in most of the winter season. Abdul Gafoor a local tangdhar resident said that it is long pending demand of the local population to install electrical power line Towers along Sadhna top from Chokibal kupwara to Bage balla Karnah so that power supply in the area do not get effected during winter season but no body playing heed to our pleas. Although there was a proposal for local power project near Sheikh bridge but it is unfortunate that the Work on the said project is yet to start even after a time of two years. Due to witch the people of Karnah are in great trouble and request to higher authorities to remove their problems on war basis by installing Electrical Towers along high altitude of Sadhna Top.

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