Load Shedding in Karachi is Criminal Negligence, CJP Saqib Nisar

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Karachi: CJP Saqib Nisar showed his anger towards K-Electric over load shedding in Karachi.

CJP Saqib Nisar displayed his displeasure regarding the load shedding in Karachi. He commented that load shedding is the criminal negligence. While hearing relating to the load shedding in Karachi, Saqib Nisar summoned the CEO of K-Electric, Tayyab Tareen.

Saqib Nisar said that he has heard that KE is not providing power to the general population of Karachi. He further added that should the court leave Karachi’s population on KE’s mercy. Saqib further inquired that what will the public will do in Ramadan. In reply, Tayyab Tareen said that they do load shedding in some areas. Saqib Nisar further inquired that does KE take permission from any authority for the load shedding. He also summoned for the load shedding schedule of Karachi.


Numerous regions of the city are confronting a power blackout for more than 14 hours. A specialized blame at K-Electric’s Bin Qasim control plant is said to be the explanation behind the power emergency. The power utility has been not able address the breakdown throughout the previous eight days. The city is looked with a deficiency of 600MW-700MW because of the Bin Qasim control plant breakdown, prompting unannounced load-shedding in the territories that were already exempted from control blackouts.

KE, the city’s sole power supply organization, had prior guaranteed that the inauspicious power circumstance would be in charge in three days time. With mercury levels ascending in the city and Ramadan practically around the bend, nationals have communicated worries over the worse situation in the city.

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