Jajarkot headquarters in dark for three days

JAJARKOT: Electricity supply in the district headquarters of Jajarkot, Khalanga, has been disrupted from Thursday after the canal of local Sangta Risangkhola Hydropower Project suffered damages.

Khalanga does not have access to the grid of the Central Transmission Line.

Functions at Khalanga-based government offices have been affected due the disruption of power supply while students appearing the supplementary examination of the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) have been hit hard.

The SLC supplementary exam is scheduled to begin on August 5.

Local residents said that service seekers at government offices have been deprived of getting easy and smooth service for lack of power supply.

Project Chairman Leela Bahadur Shah said the power supply was disrupted after a landslide damaged the canal. The project was constructed at the cost of Rs 30 million and over 1,200 households have been benefitted from this.