Thu. Sep 21st, 2023


AMRITSAR: Shiromani Akali Dal (United) Patron Jathedar Ranjit Singh Brahmpura and Party President Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa today expressed grave concern over power cuts in Punjab and said that it was astonishing that Punjab had so much power. Generates and supplies power to other states as well but then there is a shortage of systems as well as gross negligence.

The leaders alleged that the battle between Capt. Amarinder Singh, the Chief Minister Punjab and other Congressmen had ruined the farming sector, which instead of resolving the power issue, had started saving their respective seats. Not shown Land of Water In Punjab, the power and irrigation departments are responsible for the power crisis.

Karnail Singh Peer Mohammad, General Secretary of the party and Mr. Ravinder Singh Brahmpura, Former MLA said in a press statement that Mr. Dhindsa had given an ultimatum to the Punjab Government that if the power supply was not restored by Monday, the Punjab State Electricity Board would be shifted to Patiala. Will be surrounded.

The leaders in a statement here today
said that due to non-availability of electricity, the indebted farmer was financially strapped and crores of rupees were spent on paddy crop but the government did not run thermal plants nor did it make arrangements to procure electricity.

They further said that the demand for one thousand megawatts increases every year. Powercom should have managed more than 14, 500 MW of power this year. Punjab is currently getting 5700 MW of power.

They said that in order to improve the power supply, the chairman of Powercom, technical experts should be appointed in time so that the stability of this department could be maintained. He also alleged that the Punjab government was short of funds.

Meanwhile. Karnail Singh Peer Mohammad, General Secretary of the party and Mr. Ravinder Singh Brahmpura, Former MLA said in a press statement that Mr. Dhindsa had given an ultimatum to the Punjab Government that if the power supply was not restored by Monday, the Punjab State Electricity Board would be shifted to Patiala. Will be surrounded.

Peer Mohammad said that in the scorching heat, the people and the poor are in a bad condition. The leaders made it clear that the Punjab government was all set.

The captain was only worried about his seat, the general electorate was not on his list. For this Punjab needs clean arrangements. Punjab can buy electricity on national basis. However, due to poor procurement and power supply arrangements signed by the Badals, Punjab has the lowest per capita income in all of India, they added.

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