Bajaur Agency: The PESCO has increased the duration of load-shedding from 22 to 23 hours and low voltage has disgusted people of Bajaur Agency across the Head Quarter Khar in general and far flung areas in particular, Local tribal elders farmers included all walk of people like PTI local leader Nawab Zada Jalal-ud Din Khan, Neek Rahman, Dr Khaleed and Haji Zeer Muhammad told to E Pakistan News that “The residence of Jar, Haji Lawang, Yousafabad, Utman kheel and Mamund including Salarzai Tribal are facing a number of problem due to cut-off electricity since last since 2 days.
They said that the residence pitch water in fetchers from far flung areas, while remain deserts due to scarcity of water. They also added that farmers of the area can`t able to water their vegetable or other crops”
Masood Khan a local journalist said “that power cut for prolong hours increased problems of citizen of Khar town area due to non availability of electricity”
It is reported that tube well operators have also complained to their higher authorities that a number of tube wells installed in various areas of Bajaur also were not working properly and unable to pull water from the soil which causing inconvenience for the masses.
Tribal elder Main Noor Waheed said that unscheduled load shedding irks masses. He added that power supply is suspended for two or three days in every week while in the remaining days power has been shut down for 22 to 23 hours become a routine in Utman kheel Chenagai are which adding to miseries of the locals and said that the people of Bajaur could not understand the reason behind this prolong load-shedding.
Masses of belonging to different states of business said that prolong load shedding has been continued in Bajaur since last many years that is why trade and business activities has been collapsed while traders are unable to spend their economy in this regard. Due to low voltage the electrics devices may not able to use and provide benefits to users. They said they we are living in stone age, and the PPP government yet also could not able to eradicate the problems of poor tribal which they have faced since independence to lead standard life and stand in the line of those people whose lead their life in other parts of the country. The residence staged their appeal from Governor KPK and other authorities to take notice and launch the poor tribal on path of development.
By Hussain Ahmad