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Turn on the lights, please

Updated August 25, 2013

WHAT is the purpose of streetlights when they have to be turned off at night when their light is actually needed the most. I personally have suffered a lot in Lahore.

The other night I had an accident on Multan Road just due to insufficient light on the road. I was not able to see anything because of rain and dim light around.

Everyone cannot afford high beam lights and luxury cars, so I would request the authorities to take action in this regard. If lights are turned off due to conservation of energy, then one must realise that this shouldn’t be done at the cost of precious human lives. If this is due to the usual laziness by the people concerned, then they should be sacked.

R. ZAHID
Lahore