Low-hanging wires pose danger in Khammam district
District president of the Lambadi Hakkula Porata Samiti (LPHS) Banothu Bhadru Naik here on Wednesday alleged that the low-hanging electricity wires at...
Khammam: District president of the Lambadi Hakkula Porata Samiti (LPHS) Banothu Bhadru Naik here on Wednesday alleged that the low-hanging electricity wires at many places in the erstwhile Khammam district are posing a danger to people, particularly the tribals.
They are also causing to many accidents, he said. Speaking at a meeting held with the members of the Association, Bhadru Naik said that due to the negligence of the officials of Electricity Department, the low-hanging power cables at many parts in the districts were posing danger not only to the livestock but also to the people in interior places.
Due to the staff crunch in the Electricity Department, private electricians were hired to carry out works. It led to works executed were of low quality.
He alleged that due to the negligence of the officials recently a tenant tribal farmer, Shankar Naik and his son Venkateshwarlu of Raghunathapalem mandal, died when they came in contact with low-hanging cables.
He also demanded that the government to provide employment to one of the family members of Shankar Naik, besides with paying ex gratia immediately.
Members of LHPS Srinu Naik, Veeranna Naik, B Nandhu Naik, G Rajesh Naik, D Dasharath Naik, G Krishna Naik and Saleem were present at the media conference.