District: People hold protest against sui-gas load sheddingDecember 8, 2013
Islamabad: The hundreds of the people including household women on Sunday staged a peaceful demonstration in Sialkot city’s congested Allama Iqbal Chowk as a protest against the load shedding of suigas in the houses. The protesting women also staged a sit-in there. They were holding banners and placards and they chanted anti-government slogans there.
The protesting women said that the people residing in most of the congested residential, industrial and commercial areas of Sialkot, Daska, Sambrial, Uggoki, Kotli Loharaan, Pasrur and surrounding areas were facing great ordeal due to very low pressure of suigas. The protesting people have expressed grave concern over this critical situation.
The consumers most of the women, said that the daily 20 hours long load shedding of suigas has made the lives of locals as very hard in Sialkot, Daska, Sambrial, Uggoki, Kotli Loharaan, Pasrur and surrounding areas. They added that this nasty situation has badly hampered the industrial activities in export-oriented Sialkot city.