GOLAGHAT: The transformers installed in various locations in Golaghat by the Electricity department have become into deathtraps. Most of the transformers are functioning without security fence around transformers which poses dangers to the children and commuters of the areas.
Despite the death of several persons in other parts of the State due to electrocution, the State power department seems to have apparently learnt no lessons from such incidents.
One such transformer at Tapan nagar area of Golaghat town, which was installed very close to the ground with low-lying wires, is posing a grave threat to the lives of the people. The transformer installed without a proper safety fence at area has now become a deathtrap. Similarly transformer installed in Missonpatty near the bridge which is also without proper security fence around the transformer.
The local people demanded the concerned authority to immediate fenced properly around the transformers which are extremely dangerous to children and elderly persons.
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