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Erratic power supply pose problems for MP farmers

Written by: Staff
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Bhopal, Mar 6 (UNI) The problems being faced by farmers in north-west Madhya Pradesh due to erratic power supply and snapped lines was raised in the Assembly today.

Mr Satyadev Katare (Cong), who raised the matter through a call attention notice, said the farmers are however burdened with huge bills. Students appearing in annual examinations are also facing problems as power supply was available for just 3 to 4 hours a day, he added.

Energy Minister of the state Kailash Vijayvargiya, in his reply, said on an average three-phase supply was being maintained for four hours and single-phase supply for eight-and-a-half hours in Bhind district.

He assured to look into the disrupted power supply due to snapped lines, but did not give a time frame when the transmission lines will be repaired.

UNI SP CS RN1557

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