Residents suffer as prolonged power cuts continue in Karachi.


Karachi -- Different political parties censured K-Electric (KE) for prolong announced and unannounced load shedding around the clock and asked the power utility to provide relief to the people who have already been hit hard during COVID-19 pandemic.

Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani came down hard on the lone power utility of the city and said that load shedding was being carried out in the wee hours as well. He said the people were compelled to go out of homes due to power suspension that might increase number of coronavirus patients. Ghani asked KE to mend its way or else the people would take to streets.

In a joint statement issued here, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan members Sindh Assmebly said that the KE had increased load shedding without any intimation in this humid season. 'Prolong power suspension has increased miseries of the people,' they added while asking Prime Minister Imran Khan and Federal Minister for Power to take notice of what they called KE's 'incompetence' and ensure provision of electricity to Karachiites without any suspension.

Separately, Tehreek Labbaik...

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