Crisis on Public ............ Essay

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letter It is true that no one may be certain about the real causes behind the CNG crisis in Pakistan, but some public apprehensions seem nothing less than true. The CNG crisis in Pakistan, rather than getting better, is worsening each day. The start of the year 2012 was marked in Pakistan by strikes against the Pakistani Government. And these were not only from the Pakistani public, but by the CNG Association as well. Black banners were hung at many CNG Refill Stations which read something like this: Strike against the Government for the imbalanced distribution of CNG by restricting its usage to general public and allowing the "favored" persons to consume it. According to the Pakistani Government, the reason behind CNG crisis in winter is the excessive use of gas. The gas starts freezing in the pipes and its pressure becomes very low. There is a sharp increase in the use of CNG vehicles as well, but the production of gas isn't seeing any increments with that proportion. That is how, Pakistani Government continued CNG load-shedding in the summers. Problems Because of CNG Load-shedding 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 inavailability 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 inavailability of transport to the hospitals during the days CNG isn't available. Same is the case with
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