Fed up with poor electricity service, the local people locked the officials and workers of the department.
Residents of Nath Para under East Charakbai Panchayat in Shantirbazar Sub-division under South Tripura district locked the officials in panchayat office when the electricity department staff came to collect the bills.
After a long time, the local public representatives and the officials of the Panchayat office managed to free the electricity department officials.
“We are total frustrated with poor electricity service. Due to constant low voltage, we are facing great difficulty in running electric fan or water motor” Complaints the local people.
“The overall condition has been reported to the electricity department several times. Despite repeated requests to Departmental Engineer and higher authority to restore power, no step was taken” they added.
They warned that if the electricity service is not restored immediately, the local people will hold larger movement.