On 27th February 2014 a terrible storm brought down the electricity poles in Sarauli village. There has been no electricity in the village since and the electricity board has been ignoring the issue. Children’s studies are being affected especially during the exam period. We need your help to put pressure on the Electricity Department NOW:
Call to Action:
Please call Mr. Singh, Electricity Department, Sarauli, Kundam, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, Tel: 9425806176.
VV-PACS Correspondent Saroj Paraste reports from Sarauli village, Jabalpur district, Madhya Pradesh.
The village head and secretary filed an application to the electricity board on 02-03-2014 and called them several times. But issue has been ignored and action has been postponed repeatedly.
Our Correspondent Saroj wants that the “The Electricity Board should look into this matter as soon as possible and fix the electricity poles.”
Today, you can help the children and community of Saurali village to get the electricity poles fixed. Call the above number NOW!
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