Citizens irate over unannounced long hours of power outages by Karachi's sole power distributor KE gather around Nazimabad area to hold protests on Friday
The K-electric on Tuesday announced to extend the duration of load shedding in the megacity owing to low gas pressure
Gas shortfall in Karachi is due to Sindh Government's rigidity as it hasn't given Right of Way to proposed gas pipeline since one and a half years
Sindh province could face a shortage of 300mmcfd in gas supply during upcoming winter season.
K Electric wrote a letter to the SSGC calling on them to raise the gas supply and pressure to its plants.
People from various areas across Malir district warned of staging protests and blocking roads on Tuesday after suffering long hours of unannounced power outages
The fine was imposed on K-Electric for violating the NEPRA Act.
Due to the low lying topography of various parts of Karachi, the water deluged into K-electric centres paralyzing electric supply to about 60 per cent of the metropolis.
The duration of load-shedding in several areas of Karachi has extended of up to 12 hours, making lives miserable for the residents.