People protest against PDD, block Leh-Kargil Highway

Kangan: According to reports hundreds of people of Margund in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Saturday staged a demonstration against the Power Development Department’s (PDD) failure  to repair electricity transformer damaged a month ago.

The protestors, including women and children, blocked Srinagar-Leh highway resulting in hampering traffic movement on the busy road.

Protesters said that two neighbourhoods Bhat Mohalla and Najar Mohalla is reeling under darkness as PDD has failed to repair the transformer damaged a month ago, they further said that they have been neglected by the authorities and no heed is being paid to their woes.

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