s you read this many areas in Kashmir are reeling under darkness. Ever since the unprecedented snowfall hit higher reaches of Kashmir, people have been subjected to immeasurable hardships. There has been a certain dip in the temperatures all across the valley leading people to rummage through their wardrobes to look for woolens.
Winter is by nature a bad season for a poor man. The woolens are expensive and a person can not do without a proper heating arrangement. Students also suffer a great deal as their studies are impacted.
However, the biggest problems start when the power supply goes for a toss. There are still hundreds of villages in Kashmir where electricity is absent from days.
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What would a person do in sub-zero temperatures without proper power supply. How would a common man cook his meals? With what gadget would he keep his rooms warm? The rich have their Hamams. What does a common man have?
We are talking of Kashmir which has huge hydroelectricity potential. Why can not our valley have a 24-hour electricity? Why can not we cook our meals, have baths with hot water and keep our rooms warm during winters?
The government needs to look towards this problem seriously. How many more dark winters shall we endure?