It has been revealed that the artificial gas shortage has been created in winter. Sui Northern Gas Company has reduced the pressure in the Lahore region to control the rate of gas theft.
The pressure of the gas decomposed supply pipelines, gas began to report cases of leakage, gas leakage and massive gas are also growing fears of losses due to theft.
Sources say a cold war is raging between the two branches of Sui Northern Gas Company, Distribution and UFG, over fears of rising gas theft rates, with distribution system officials appearing to support gas pressure while UFG officials are insisting on keeping the pressure low, with customers being affected by the fighting between the two departments.
On the other hand, the citizens took to the streets disturbed by the severe cold and gas cut off, the protesters chanted slogans against the Sui Gas authorities. Citizens say that the gas has disappeared as the cold intensifies. Despite the complaints, no hearing has been held. When there is no gas, they have to use LPG cylinders but this has affected their household budget.
According to the women, it has become difficult for them to cook, they are living on cylinders, which affects their monthly expenses. Gas is a basic need in winter and the government should take steps to ensure its supply.
Extracted from City42 News