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Prolonged load shedding makes life more miserable in Hafizabad.

Byline: Hafiz Muhammad Aziz-ur-Rehman

HAFIZABAD -- Local housewives, old-aged, traders, workers of different industries and petty shopkeepers have lashed out at the GEPCO authorities for maneuvering 12 to 18 hours shut download shedding in the area which has crippled the normal life, as most of them were passing sleepless nights during this humid weather. The daily wage workers of power loom industries threatened to besiege the GEPCO Office on Thursday if the load shedding was not confined to scheduled hours. Similarly, President District Anjuman-e-Tajran Sheikh Muhammad Amjad has strongly condemned the indifferent attitude of the GEPCO for making the lives of miserable and depriving of the bread and butter from the poor masses.

He said that some officers of GEPCO were tarnishing the image of the present government by increasing load shedding for creating multiple problems to the masses. He said that small traders and workers were on verge of starvation due to prolonged load shedding.

Meanwhile, inhabitants of Madhrianwala Bypass today took out a rally to protest against the prolonged load shedding and blocked the Sargodha Road for about one hour by burning tyres. They raised slogans against the local GEPCO officers and demanded their immediate transfer.

Meanwhile, District Pubic School Hafizabad has shown 99.2 percent result in the Secondary School Certificate examination 2016 held by the Gujranwala Board. One of the students of the DPS, Iqra Aizaz stood first in the whole district by securing 1060 out of 1100 marks while Hammad Siddique stood second by obtaining 1056 marks and Umm-e-Habiba stood third by getting 1053 marks.

The patron of the DPS Muhammad Ahmad Rajwana has congratulated the Principal of the school Tasadaq Hussain Khokhar for showing best possible results and hoped that the DPS would continue to show such results in future also.

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Publication:Frontier Post (Peshawar, Pakistan)
Date:Jul 27, 2016
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