Friday, May 27, 2022

ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ

spot_img





Delhi model has electrocuted Punjab with power outages: SAD

Chandigarh, April 28, 2022 (Yes Punjab News)
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today said the Delhi Model had electrocuted Punjab with Punjabis, who had been promised round the clock power supply, facing eighteen hour power cuts at the onset of the summer season.

In a statement here, senior SAD leader Balwinder Singh Bhunder said “if this is the change AAP promised, then it will only lead to the destruction of the State’s agriculture and industrial economy and cause untold hardship to the common man”. He said the breakdown also proved that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government did not have any vision document to make the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) self sufficient and had befooled Punjabis with the promise of round the clock assured power supply.

Asking chief minister Bhagwant Mann to review the power situation immediately and set his house in order, Mr Balwinder Bhunder said earlier Punjab’s power sector was one of the best in the country. “The State also achieved the distinction of becoming power surplus during the SAD led government of S Parkash Singh Badal. The State’s utility was ranked as the best in the country. It is a sad day that the situation has become such that Punjabis are suffering eighteen hour power cuts in rural areas and even urban areas are without power for eight hours at a stretch”

Asserting the need to plan ahead, the senior SAD leader said in case the government did not make necessary arrangements in time, the entire paddy crop could be endangered. He said even now potato growers as well as those cultivating vegetables were facing huge losses as they were forced to rely on diesel generators to irrigate their fields. “Non availability of power is not allowing farmers to grow alternative crops”.

Asserting that normal life had also been disrupted in both rural and urban areas, Mr Bhunder said drinking water supply has also been disrupted in many areas due to unscheduled power cuts. “In urban areas diesel gensets which had disappeared earlier due to assured power supply, have made a comeback”. He said the industrial sector, which was trying to make a comeback after being in the doldrums earlier due to the Covid pandemic, had also been severely affected due to unscheduled power cuts”.

Mr Bhunder also asked the chief minister to make arrangements to ensure twelve hours uninterrupted power supply to rural areas during the paddy cultivation season as well as ensuring uninterrupted power supply to the heavy industry including induction furnaces.

Subscribe to YesPunjab Telegram Channel & receive important news updates

- Advertisement -

Yes Punjab - TOP STORIES

Punjab News

Sikh News

Transfers, Postings, Promotions

- Advertisement -spot_img

Stay Connected

20,323FansLike
114,298FollowersFollow

ENTERTAINMENT

National

GLOBAL

OPINION

How to Install Bootstrap in Angular

Bootstrap is accountable for creating mobile-first applications. It is used to style something during web development. Installing Bootstrap in Angular is easy but it...

Pakistan sheds crocodile tears over its protege Yasin Malik – by Amjad Ayub Mirza

It was a day full of speculation and anxiety and then came the much-awaited verdict against Yasin Malik. Finally the butcher of Kashmiri Pandits...

Making a career based on a hobby is a wise step – by Narvijay Yadav

In my first few years in journalism, my mind was so engrossed in the work that it seemed like fun to me. I was...

SPORTS

Health & Fitness

Preterm birth: Warning signs that indicate complications during pregnancy

New Delhi, May 23, 2022 - Preterm birth, defined as a baby born before 37 weeks of pregnancy, is a leading cause of infant death and can result in long-term disabilities for those who survive. Each year, approximately 1 million children die as a result of preterm birth complications. According to the World Health Organization, many survivors will live...

Gadgets & Tech