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Power outage hits Damauli locals

Himalayan News Service
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Damauli, September 8

Locals are fed up with frequent load shedding in Damauli, Tanahun.

Life of Damauli denizens has been affected due to abrupt power outages. Locals, mediapersons, hotel entrepreneurs, industrialists and students, among others, have complained about the issue. They said computers, printers, scanners, photocopy machine, mobile phones and refrigerators, among other electronic gadgets, were damaged due to power cuts in the area.

Power supply was affected after a problem occurred in the transformer at Galbubesi in Byas Municipality yesterday. Electricity was obstructed 10 to 12 times yesterday. Service was obstructed for six hours after the transformer went dysfunctional in Damauli two weeks ago.

Locals of Damauli said the problem had occurred due to use of sub-standard transformer. Computer operator of a local daily Pradeshik Khabar Prem Bahadur Aale said it was also due to negligence of the authority concerned.

Damauli sub-station In-charge Satyandra Kumar Karna said power supply was obstructed frequently due to technical issue.

 


A version of this article appears in print on September 09, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.


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