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Protestors took to streets amid shortage of power supply in Gilgit-Baltistan

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Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan: The people living in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan are forced to live under the danger of adverse circumstances during the ongoing massive economic crisis, including the shortage of Power Supply which has gripped the country, said reports. 

As per the local media report, the residents of the Gilgit-Baltistan region have taken to the streets to express utter rage and disappointment in protesting the government of Pakistan. As a result, the area has seen heavy traffic, and commuters are experiencing challenges and inconveniences during travel. 

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In addition, reports added that if the uninterrupted power supply is not provided in the affected areas, the protestors have posed a harsh warning that they will take to the highways and keep them blocked during the next demonstration session. 

The reports have confirmed that this comes as the nation faces a severe financial crisis, heavy floods hit citizens, and the country’s food crisis amid the current situation has long remained a silent witness to the leadership and administration failure at all levels. 

In the region of Gilgit-Baltistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, the people have been protesting against the country’s government for the past several months. 

The protests have also been conducted against the high-handedness of the Pakistani army, which controls the region like a colony, said reports. 

Furthermore, the Pakistani army forces are responsible for the large-scale grabbing of land among usurping of mineral mines in both affected regions of the South Asian nation. 

Additionally, the reports also claimed that Pakistan and China business houses, particularly in the name of Pakistan China Economic Corridor, have been looting and swallowing the region’s local resources in a significant amount. 

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Moreover, the province of Gilgit-Baltistan has been facing a serious economic crisis currently and seeking support and the release of monetary funds from the administration of Pakistan. 

Notably, the federal government still needs to release the grant for the annual financial development of the GB as the region majorly depends on the financial grant from the government, reported updates. 

 

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