National grid failure causes power cut in country’s major part
National grid line failure has caused power outage in Dhaka, Chattogram, Sylhet and Cumilla this afternoon (October 4, 2022).
Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) and Power Grid Company Bangladesh (PGCB) officials confirmed it to The Daily Star.
The spokesperson of BPDB Shameem Hasan said, "It's a national grid failure. People of many areas of Dhaka, Chattogram, Sylhet and Cumilla area are not getting electricity since around 2:05 pm today."
Till 3:10pm, they have fixed the gridline from Jamuna river to Tongi area and they are trying to fix the rest part, he added