Chandigarh Power Crisis: Reason behind strike, list of sectors hit by electricity outage, status update now and more

Residents of some parts of Chandigarh continued to face power outages on Wednesday morning with electricity supply remaining disrupted after the employees of the electricity department went on a three-day strike against privatisation, as per a PTI report.

Many areas in Chandigarh faced power outages since Monday night after employees of the electricity department launched a three-day strike to protest a privatisation move.

There were, however, reports that electricity supply was getting restored at some places.

Reason behind strike?

– Employees of the electricity department, under the banner of the UT Powermen Union, went on a strike on Monday night against UT Chandigarh administration’s move to privatise the electricity department.

– The protesting employees claimed that if the electricity department was privatised, their service conditions would change and it also could lead to a rise in power tariffs.

Power Outage: Impact

– The outage since Monday night forced government…


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