Widespread load shedding in first Sehri exposes Govt claims


KARACHI: Despite tall claims by the incumbent government regarding the interruption-free power supply during Sehri and Iftar timings, the very first dawn of the holy month of Ramazan plunged into darkness in various areas across the country.


Various areas of Karachi including Nazimabad, Azizabad Block-2, PIB Colony, Paposh Nagar, Gulzar-e-Hijri, Federal B. Area and Abbas Town remained plunged in dark posing troubles to people in Sehri arrangements.

Also, areas of Lahore including Islampurah, Riwaz Garden, Sanda, China Scheme, Jauhar Town and Wapda Town also suffered load shedding woes during Sehri timings.

In a press release, the K-Electric (KE) announced that there will be no load-shedding during Sehri and Iftar in the holy month of Ramadan in any part of the city.

The statement stated that the residential and commercial areas will have uninterrupted power supply during Sehri and Iftar.

The press release said the power utility will ensure maximum relief to the consumers in the holy month