Bareilly… Shock To Electricity Consumers Due To Contract Workers’ Strike: Contract Workers On Strike, Faults Of Many Localities Could Not Be Fixed At Night
In Bareilly, the strike of the contract workers of the electricity department is now costing the consumers heavy. Salaried employees are rectifying the fault during the day, but no one is there to listen when there is a fault at night. There was a fault in many localities late on Tuesday night, but due to the strike of the contract workers, the faults were not corrected. People had to spend the night in the dark. After rectifying the fault on Wednesday morning, the power system could be restored by noon. Due to which there is resentment among the consumers.
strike continues for five days
Everywhere in Maghyanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited, the contract workers of electricity department are on strike for five days due to their various demands. Due to which the consumers are facing a lot of trouble. Salaried employees are correcting the fault during the day, but if there is a fault at night, no one remains to listen. On Tuesday night, power went out due to fault at half a dozen places including Biharipur, Khalil Tiraha, Biharipur Memran, Biharipur Khatriyan of Kotwali area. Dozens of people of the locality called and complained but there was no one to listen at the sub-station. The employee present who was picking up the phone was also pretending to be alone. When the officers arrived in the morning, the salaried employees were sent to rectify the fault. After which the fault was rectified and power supply could be started after noon.
night fault god trust
According to the consumers, Biharipur being an old city is a densely populated area. Due to which faults happen every day. Earlier, the faults were fixed at night, but due to the strike of contract workers for five days, the fault of the night is God trust. In the evening, the responsible officers leave. Few employees stay at the sub-station. No one is listening even after calling in case of night fault. Due to which the consumers are facing problems. At the same time, the contract employees are adamant on the matter of strike till their demands are not met.