Tribune News Service
Amritsar, August 8
Residents of Holy City locality staged a protest and gave an ultimatum of 10 days to the district administration to address their issues else they would intensify their protest.
They are irked over the move of the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), in which
they have issued notices to them to disconnect their power connection.
Residents said following some dispute with the colonisers, the PSPCL provided temporary power connections to residents. Now, instead of confirming the temporary power connections, the PSPCL has sent notices to disconnect the connections.
“If our demands are not met, we will besiege the offices of the Deputy Commissioner and the Chief Engineer of PSPCL,” said Gurdev Singh Mahal, one of the office-bearers of the Holy City locality.
The residents strongly condemned the colonisers who has not handed over the society to the civic body till date.
Holy City Township Association leaders Gurdev Singh Mahal, HS Ghumman, Rajan Mann, Sikandar Singh Gill, Lali Shahbazpuri, Ranjit Singh Rana, Dr Narinderpal Singh Saini and Ramanpreet Singh Bajwa said people were being fooled by the colonisers for the last 10 years. They said this colony was not being handed over to the civic body, which is why the government was not taking any interest in this regard.
Ghumman said Congress state president Navjot Singh Sidhu and other leaders were also residing in the same…