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Wednesday, September 2, 2009

MIRPURKHAS Aug 2. Hundreds of residents of Gulshan colony , Satellite town have held protest demonstration here on Tuesday night at Chandni chowk to protest against negligence of hesco officials as result inmates of a house were fortunately escaped while two buffalow were electrocuted after falling the 11000 KV high tension wires. While power supply to hesco Satellite town sub division remained closed for seven hours. Report said that wires of high tension line 11000 KV were crossing from upper side of a house of Gulshan colony that suddenly few wires broke and fell down as result two buffalos were electrocuted while fortunately inmates of that house remained safe. Residents of the colony gathered and staged protest demonstration at Chandni chowk due to negligence of the officials of Hesco Satellite town sub division. Enraged protesters led by Riaz Jalbani burnt the old tyres at the main roads as result traffic was suspended at Mirwah road for two hours.Protesters raised slogans against the hesco officials. Hesco officials came there to repair the broken wires were also manhandled by the protesters. However, heavy contingents of police present there intervened and save the hesco officials who started their repair work in protection of police. Protesters told the newsmen that residents had complained various times to concerned hesco authorities for replacement of the high tension wires from the house but authorities did not give attention even few months back, a resident had been electrocuted when he was climbing at the roof of his house during this he was touched with high tension wires passing across his house. They demanded the hesco chief to order an impartial inquiry into this matter and punish the responsible officials. Later, the protesters were dispersed after the assurance of police to repair the broken wires and restoration of the power supply. Report added that after seven hours, power supplywas restored in Satellite town area.

MIRPURKHAS Sept 2. Water supply is not receiving in different parts of the city causing great difficulties to the citizens. Report said that citizens of Ayub Nagar, Adam town, Khad Plot, Gharibabad, Khari quarter , P.M colony and others localities are deprived of water supply for last few months causing great hardships to the citizens . Ex councilors and local leaders of Pakistan Muslim league functional Basheer Ahmed , Saeed Hashmi , Nisar Ahmed Siddique and others told the newsmen that citizens of above localities are disturbed and demanded the district administration and taluka nazim Mirpurkhas to immediately ensure water supply to their areas without any delay . They said that concerned officials should not disturb the citizens even in Ramzan month. They deplored that taluka nazim Mirpurkhas Ghulam Dastageer Kamali had promised to supply the water in above areas but his promise was not yet fulfilled and citizens are bringing the drinking water fromfar flung areas and also getting water from hand pumps. They warned that if the water supply was not restored to above areas then people would be compelled to hold protest demonstration against the TMA Mirpurkhas.

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