KATHUA, Jan 29: The residents of Dayalachack blocked the Jammu -Pathankote National Highway for more than two hours against the power failure since last three days. The protesters including the women in large numbers came on the National Highway at Dayalachack and sat on dharna against the power failure in the area since last three days.
The protesters raised anti PDD slogans. Following the protest dharna, there was a huge traffic jam on NH and long queues of the vehicles were seen on both sides of NH and passengers faced inconvenience for hours.
The protesters Ashok Kumar and Rajinder Khajuria alleged that the whole area is under total black out due to transformer failure and not only the residential area but the business men are also facing problems due to power failure. A team of Police led by DSP Hiranagar and PDD officers reached on the spot to pacify the people and assured them to restore the power as earlier and appealed them to lift the NH blockade. On their assurance the traffic was restored after two hours and passengers got relief.