16-hour outage in Allahabad as discom staff strike hits UP power supply

The strike by the employees of the Purvanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited against proposed privatisation continued for a second day on Tuesday, affecting power supply in several regions of Uttar Pradesh. Major city Allahabad saw power outage for over 16 hours. Electricity board employees sit on a dharna in Prayagraj. (Photo: PTI) The employees including … Read more