Samba highway blocked by protesters, reopened

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Phototgraph of protest held earlier in the day in Janipur area , Jammu

People suffering from continuous power cuts for the last 6 days in Samba constituency blocked the Samba highway for 1 hour and disrupted all the traffic in a protest. ” We haven’t slept for 2 days because of the hot weather.” says one of the protesters. Life is at a halt as daily necessities like drinking water and electricity have been irregular through various parts of the city that adds to the suffering of people. Earlier in the day , a similar protest was held at Janipur area. People have been now negotiated and highway has been reopened for traffic.