City's power supply was cut by GTL from four feeders for nearly 8 hours for the works like cutting tree branches which are obstructing power supply wires and repairing electrical instruments. Residents and students appearing for the 12th standard exam, faced inconvenience due to the long interruption in power supply.
There is no load shedding in the city for the last many months and citizens are happy with it. Now, the 12th standard exam is going on and GTL has been urged not to disconnect electricity supply during this period. Tenth standard examination will also be starting from March 2 and a day before it GTL snapped electricity for more than eight hours from 9.30 am to 6 pm. City businessmen said that because of such power cuts, they suffer loss of full day business. If GTL informs residents and businessmen well in advance they take care of the disruption.
Power disrupted from 4 feeders
Power was snapped from Pannalalnagar feeder from 9.30 am to 2 pm while that from the central feeder from 10.30 am to 2 pm. Central feeder supplies power to Laxminagar, Shivajinagar, Cidco, Adityanagar, N-3, Ravinagar areas.
From Laxminagar and Renukanagar feeders, the power was disrupted from 9.30 am to 6 pm. They supply electricity to Gadiya Vihar, Indiranagar, Mayurban Colony, Pundliknagar and Bharatnagar areas.