KHARIAN CANTT - The prolonged power suspension led to water shortage especially in urban areas, adding to the miseries of people on the Quaid-e-Azam’s birth anniversary.

The duration of power outages exceeded 12 hours a day. The situation has also worsened and paralyzed the routine life of the people. Electric power supply which was suspended from 7am was not restored in most part of the city up to 1pm including Main Bazaar, Mohallah Jamia Masjid, Mohallah Qureshian, Municipal Committee Mohallah, and Mohallah Kaira. The power cuts created acute shortage of water and people including domestic women faced great inconvenience. The citizens criticised the Gepco for suspension of electricity even on the birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.