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Loadshedding of Cng

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It is very hard to find those things in Pakistan which directly benefits common people.. Government has failed to provide any relief to the common people. Prices of essential products like rice, milk, vegetables, meat have been on the rise. Load shedding of electricity is one more important problem of Pakistan. Now load shedding of CNG become another big problem of Pakistanis. CNG which is environment friendly and is much cheaper than Petrol (Gasoline) and Diesel, and also is preference of most of vehicle owners in Pakistan. Pakistan has the greatest number of CNG refill stations and CNG vehicles. But today, Pakistan is facing CNG crisis.. Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) is used in more than 2.5 million vehicles. Most of the middle class people are using it as it is cheaper than petrol. The Pakistani public is extremely offended at the Government due to the ongoing CNG load-shedding. Majority of public transporters in Pakistan don't do their transport business during the days CNG isn't available, that's about three days in a week (as of 2011), this causes not only a great loss to the transporters themselves but the life of the commoners is also affected adversely. The students face difficulty in going to their educational institutes due to the unavailability of transport. School and office staff that uses the public transport arrives their offices late, and this happens more often. Patients suffering from fatal diseases die, due the unavailability of transport to the hospitals during the days CNG isn't available. Same is the case with small-scale-businesses and traders, due to CNG load-shedding, the business of small-scale traders is also affected badly. These traders mostly use CNG vehicles to transport goods like vegetables, fruits, dairy products and baked items to shops.

When Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry ordered to reduce the price of CNG by almost Rs. 30 per kilogram it directly helped middle class people as they got relief. But now load...

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