SYLHET: Local people on Monday staged demonstrations on Monday in different parts of the city protesting load shedding.
Several hundred people thronged at Mira Bazar area around 11am and staged sit-in in front of the power office for an hour.
Later, they withdrew their programme after getting assurance from the authorities concerned of the power office. When speaking, local people said they have been experiencing frequent load shedding for the past one week and the power development authorities did not follow the schedule set by the government, which disrupts their business and damaged electrical equipment’s.
They are not getting pure water for household work and they are going through immense suffering.
They also demanded load shedding as per schedule announced by the Prime Minister.
The residents of Mira Bazar and Darjipara also staged demonstration for same demand.