Category Archives: Electricity

KRRS members stage dharna outside Bescom office in Kolar – The Hindu

Members of Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) staged a dharna in front of Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) office here on Friday condemning erratic power supply.The protesters claimed that farming activities have been hit by the erratic power supply. Farmers were suffering losses due to this, said K. Narayana Gowda, vice president, KRRS state unit, who added that students in the district were also affected.

Source: KRRS members stage dharna outside Bescom office in Kolar – The Hindu

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Farmers protest despite showers for uninterrupted power supply – The Hindu

Kumar Samatala, State convenor of Karnataka Janashakti, alleged that successive governments have been cheating poor farmers of Raichur district with false assurances of providing uninterrupted power supply. This, even though the district houses major State-owned power stations – Raichur Thermal Power Station (RTPS) and Yermarus Thermal Power Station (YTPS) – which together contribute over half of the electricity that the State generates.

Source: Farmers protest despite showers for uninterrupted power supply – The Hindu

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