Following Maoist threat engineers stop work

Last Updated: Sunday, July 4, 2010 - 23:03

Gaya: Engineers and officials today
stop to work at Power Grid Corporation of India`s proposed
sub-station at Matihani in Naxal hit Gaya district after
Maoists threatened them to stop work, official sources said.

The Maoists had threatened to punish officials and
engineers engaged in construction of sub-station if they
failed to stop work on the project from today, sources said.

Gaya District Magistrate Sanjay Kumar confirmed that the
engineers, labourers and officials have returned to Gaya
following the threat.

We are taking appropriate steps to re-start the work on
the project, he said.

Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde had in April
this year laid the foundation stone of the Rs 600 crore power
sub-station of PGCIL to facilitate better transmission in
Bihar and Jharkhand.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, July 4, 2010 - 23:03

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