Raja Syed Rather
Ganderbal, Jun 5: The people of Naranag village of district Ganderbal complained of facing difficulties due to the poor power infrastructure in the area.
Local residents said that the area always remain under the threat of any mishappening as HT line remains hanging on wooded poles and trees at many places.
The locals said concerned department has never bothered to change the electric poles and wires since last three decades.
“The barbed wires actually used for fencing purpose have been laid in the area for power supply which at the various places is tied with wooden logs and tree branches,” locals said. “The population living in the village is anxious as the weak infrastructure pose threat to the human life and livestock as well.”
People said that despite repeated requests to concern department and district administration no heed has been paid so far to mitigate the problem.
Meanwhile PDD AEE Kangan said that they have installed all the new poles that were received in phase first.
“The area will get poles and wiring in the second phase,” official said.