Our Staff Reporter BAHAWALNAGAR - Long hour power outages-wary people attempted to storm the house of local MPA. However, the police timely intervention averted the situation from being ugly. Moreover, five protests were staged in different areas of the city to voice anger against the worst power loadshedding that has crippled the life and has snatched rest and peace of the people. According to detail, scores of inhabitants of Farooqabad, Nizampura, Model Town staged demos at Bahawali chowk against the intolerable 22 hours long loadshedding. The protesters set traffic out of gear for hours on Haroonabad Road. They also chanted slogans against the government for failure to overcome the crippling energy crisis. Becoming full of fret and fume the demonstrators (who were also carrying clubs) demanded immediate remedy for the problem. Government should make things right for people convenience otherwise people will have no option other than to resort to civil disobedience, said one Saleem, a resident of Nizampura while commenting on the ongoing problem. Another demo was staged at Rafiq Shah Chowk wherein violent people chanted slogan against Wapda authorities and expressed their anger against the inhumane attitude and overbilling. Meanwhile, the protesters marched towards Jinnah Colony and some of them who were also carrying clubs attempted to enter the house of local MPA Rana Abdul Rauf. On the occasion, two protesters were arrested by the police who were later released. It has been learnt that before the arrival of the protesters at Jinnah colony, all the high ups of the district administration took out a dengue awareness walk that was led by Bahawalnagar DCO Asim Iqbal. As soon as the protesters reached there, the DCO skipped off the scene to avoid any unpleasant situation. The charged citizen chanted slogans against the government and blast the rulers for the indifference and apathy towards the problems of the masses. Sensing the deteriorating situation, some other officials also managed their escape from the scene. Long hour outages stretching over 20 to 22 hours have deprived the common man comfort, sleep and even the patience. They are not ready to bear this sufferings any more, as they have to spend sleepless nights. Even the normal life has been also losing its meaning due to electricity problem and subsequent worsening economic exigency. Meanwhile, three more demos were also staged in different localities - Railway Colony, Faisal Colony and Khadimabad. The protesters voiced their anger and demanded remedy for the haunting problem forthwith. The police also resorted to baton charge to disperse the protesters and bring the situation under control.