Power discoms are using social media to deter the use of metal-coated string, ‘manja’, for kite flying, which picks up ahead of the Independence Day and festivals like Raksha Bandhan.
Using metal-coated ‘manja’ for flying kites can endanger lives, besides disrupting electricity supply, power discom BSES warned.
“Widespread use of metal-coated ‘manja’, which is a good conductor of electricity, poses great danger to not only the person flying the kite, but may also disrupt the electricity supply,” a BSES spokesperson said. Read More
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