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Hundreds stage protest demanding electricity connection

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A Correspondent
DHEKIAJULI, May 23: Hundreds of locals from Pirakata Kachari, Pirakata Line and Belsiri Line under Dhekiajuli Police Station staged dharna in front of the office of the Dhekiajuli Electrical subdivision on Wednesday to demand immediate electricity connection at Pirakata Kachari, Belsiri Line and Pirakata line under the aegis of Krishak Shramik Surakshya Samity, Sonitpur district.

The Samity, led by Prasanta Baishya, the chief organizer of Sonitpur district unit, gathered with hundreds of locals from Pirakata. They shouted anti-government slogans and demanded immediate power supply connection at Pirakata Kachari, Belsiri Line and Pirakata Line. As the information about the protest reached the Circle Officer of Dhekiajuli Revenue Circle, Sabyasachi Kashyap, he rushed to the protest site and took stock of the situation. Later after getting the assurance from the Circle Officer that their demand would be raised before the appropriate power department authorities, the protesters ended their protest.