Protests Break Out Over Rogue Power Cuts

SRINAGAR: Angry protests broke out on Monday at several places in the valley to decry the ongoing massive unscheduled power curtailment.

Residents in a number of places in the Kulgam took to the streets early this morning and held a demonstration in the main square, holding up traffic to and from Anantnag for several hours.

Similar protests were held in the Kawad, Anantnag, Dayalgam and a number of other places in South Kashmir, with people complaining that power supply had been heavily disrupted for the past three days.

Protestors also halted traffic on the Srinagar-Jammu Highway near Awantipur.

Reports of demonstrations over unscheduled power curtailment have come from North Kashmir town of Kupwara as well.     

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