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Frequent power cuts irk shumnag gugloosa residents. Irritated with consistent power cuts, inhabitants of a number of villages of the northern district of Kupwara have threatened to stage protests if the power supply is not provided as per the schedule.

“The electricity is playing hide and seek from the past 10-days, resulting in unbearable hardships to us. It is highly unfortunate that the PDD department doesn’t ensure regular power supply during cold conditions,” locals of shumnag gugloosa and its adjoining areas told.

“Frequent power cuts have made the situation miserable for us. Despite the fact that we have been paying regular bills, we are left to suffer amid freezing cold, Students are the worst sufferers of unscheduled power-cuts. Students are forced to study under candle-light now we feel we are being forced to take to streets,” one of locals student said.