battagram dam

BATTAGRAM, October 27: Residents of Battagram district staged rally, demanding the government to begin power supply to their areas from the Allai Khwar dam.

At the rally, the demonstrators said that they had been demanding power supply from the dam that has been set up on their lands, but to no avail.

Officials of the national electric company, WAPDA, say they will meet the local elders and minister for water and power to resolve the issue soon.

The Allai Khwar dam, set up in 2009, and has a capacity of generating 121 megawatts electricity.

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