Chhattisgarh’s Trishuli village has no electricity 71 years after India’s Independence


Chhattisgarh’s Trishuli village has no electricity 71 years after India’s Independence

The villagers of Trishuli in Balrampur district complained of being forced to live in darkness for the last seven decades despite the availability of electricity poles in the region. There are around 100 houses in Trishuli village. Locals have written to the collector demanding electricity supply.

“Since the time I was born I have not seen electricity in this village. Leaders come here at the time of elections. They are not willing to do anything for the development here,” said a 70-year-old local.

Narrating her ordeal Sukbi, a local told ANI, “Without electricity, at night they feel threatened by the scorpions, snakes and other insects.” Read More

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