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The police tried to disperse the protesters forcibly, causing major tension in the area.
A protester said, "We have requested the concerned authority, but they are not listening. Since the PML (N) government has come to power, our problems increased manifold".
It is ironic that the hub of hydropower generation, PoK suffers long and persistent power outages, ranging from four to 12 hours.