Power offices in 2 districts besieged
Power offices in Gaibandha and Madaripur were besieged by local protesters yesterday due to erratic power supply for the last few days.
Our Correspondent from Gaibandha says: Agitated people of Gobindaganj Pourasava laid a siege to local power office for about an hour yesterday demanding uninterrupted supply of electricity.
Earlier, they held protest rally in front of power office.
Locals alleged, half of Gobindagnaj Pourasava area plunged into darkness three days ago when the power transformer went out of order. The transformer still remained unrepaired.
Earlier, a transformer located at the commercial and residential areas of the pourasava went out of order four days ago, causing untold sufferings to the patients and children.
A Correspondent from Madaripur adds: Students at Rajoir yesterday brought out processions and besieged the local Palli Bidyut office demanding stoppage of erratic power supply.
More than 100 students of Rajoir KJS Pilot Institution and Rajoir Krishi Diploma College brought out protest processions at Rajoir upazila sadar and Tekerhat port. They paraded the main roads of the town and besieged Tekerhat power office, police said.