More than 20 villages of Gambat taluka hit by power outages

GAMBAT: More than 20 villages of Gambat taluka are hit by power load-shedding of hours within 24 hours on daily basis, making life of people miserable, PPI learnt on Wednesday.

The people continued to suffer from power outages since more than five years. The power load shedding upto 18 hours is being carried out in 20 villages of Khairpur district on daily basis. The business, social and education activities are badly affected due to power outages, villagers told PPI.

Worst sufferers are children. There is need to bring halt in load-shedding so that people could take a sigh of relief. The power load shedding upto 18 hours is being carried out in all villages of the Taluka Gambat that include Razi Dero Kacho, Noor Pur, Sagyoon, Ripri, Kamal Dero, Khemtia, Jadowahan and Belharo.

Residents of different villages including Razidero, Dilawar and Sitabo said their agriculture depends on tube-wells which needed electricity but due to power outage up to 18 hours, their crops had been affected.