Opposition protests against load shedding
Opposition members in both the National Assembly and Punjab Assembly protested against excessive load shedding on Tuesday. During a meeting held at the Parliament House by National Assembly’s opposition leaders, it was decided that Friday will be set as a mourning day to mourn the deaths caused by excessive... Read more
Water and Power ministry denies claim of forced load shedding
The Water and Power ministry denied claims that it was carrying out forced load shedding. The ministry said that no forced load shedding occurred on Sunday in any part of the country. The ministry also claimed that prolonged load shedding was a result of electricity power lines getting damaged... Read more
The government had promised there will be no load shedding during Sehr and Iftar times; however that doesn’t seem to apply to certain areas of the country. On the first day of Ramadan, several cities of KPK didn’t have electricity resulting in protests and clashes with police. On the... Read more
Violent protests against excessive load shedding were held in different parts of KPK. The protesters claim that there was no electricity during Sehr time despite government claiming that there will be no load shedding during Iftar and Sehr time. 20 hours of load shedding has been reported in several... Read more
Countrywide Protests in Support of Load Shedding
In a parallel (naya?) Pakistan, countrywide protests against government’s newfound policy to provide an uninterrupted supply of electricity continue to grow. More and more people seem to be joining the rallies and mobs already on the streets as they chant anti government, Wapda, DISCO, FESCO, HESCO, IESCO, LESCO, MEPCO,... Read more