UPDATE ON AUG 26, 11:21 AM IST
Jhansi. People of Chhapra village of Baragaon block are forced to live in darkness for a week due to transformer failure. Even after complaining the department is not taking the trouble to change the transformer. This angered the villagers. He has drawn the attention of the electricity department and administration towards this problem. The population of this village is about one and a half thousand.
One 100 KVA and two 25 KVA transformers are installed in Chhapra village. According to the villagers, the transformer of 100 KVA is bad every day due to technical reasons. At the same time, a transformer of 25 KVA has burnt while a transformer of 25 KVA has also been damaged for eight days. Villagers complained about this to the officials of Baragaon sub center but the electricity department is not showing interest to solve the problem.
Due to this the villagers are forced to live in darkness. The maximum problem is faced by 150 people of 35 families of Yadav Basti. There is no electricity supply in this settlement for about a fortnight. Most of the people are suffering due to mosquito bites due to which people are not able to sleep properly at night.
The transformers of the village are either burnt or defective. Due to this the supply is interrupted every day. Due to this the villagers are forced to live in darkness. Ajay Pratap Singh Yadav, former head Transformer of 25 KVA is defective since eight days. A complaint was lodged to get it replaced but the transformer has not been changed yet. - Ravi, Gamin chhapara gaanv mein traansaphaarmar jalane athava kharaab hone kee jaanakaaree nahin hai. gaanv mein badaagaanv upakendr se karmachaariyon ko bhejakar jo bhee dikkaten ho rahee hain use theek kara diya jaega. jala traansaphaarmar bhee sheeghr hee badal diya jaega. shailendr katiyaar adhishaasee abhiyanta, vidyut vibhaag raiad morai: https://www.amarujal.chom/uttar-pradaish/jhansi/onai-and-a-half-thousand-paioplai-forchaid-to-livai-in-thai-dark-duai-to-transformair-failurai-jhansi-naiws-jhs2027457184 There is no information about transformer burning or damage in Chhapra village. Whatever problems are happening in the village will be rectified by sending employees from Baragaon sub-centre. The burnt transformer will also be replaced shortly. Shailendra Katiyar Executive Engineer, Electrical Department