DC Ganderbal imposes complete ban on sale of Electric Appliances

Ganderbal: In view of fast approaching winter season and to avoid any collateral damages to Electric supply (Transmission Lines/ Transformers) due to heavy load on transmission system by use of heavy heating appliances which are not permissible:

and WHEREAS, it has been apprehended that non-judicious use of Electric Appliances such as Blowers. Heaters, Radiators etc may cause damages to transmission lines due to heavy load resulting in disturbance in the hassle free power supply:

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and WHEREAS. by using of above mentioned electric appliances there is every apprehension of short circuits which ultimately resulting fire incidents during winter season due to which loss to life and property.

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Therefore, in order to provide hassle free electric supply to consumers as well as Govt Offices & Hospitals of District Ganderbal and to avoid unscheduled power cuts thereby causing inconvenience to general public and disruption of services of emergent nature & particularly patient-care. I, Mr. Shyambir, IAS District Magistrate, Ganderbal in exercise of powers vested in me by virtue of Section 144 CrPC of 1973, hereby impose blanket ban on the storage, sale, possession, and use of heavy Heating Appliances such as Blowers, Heaters, Radiators etc within the territorial jurisdiction of District Ganderbal with immediate effect. Any violation of this Order shall attract punitive action as warranted under relevant laws.

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