Jose John March 29, 2016 No Comments
A DAY WITHOUT ELECTRICITY Of all the inventions during the last two centuries, the invention of electricity has been the most wonderful and useful. Everywhere we find ourselves amid the various kinds of appliances based on electricity. But seldom do we realize how much we depend on it for the comfort of our daily life. This is because electricity is easily available to us. We realize its importance only when for a moment it stops working. I happened to realize its importance and power when in the month of July we had to go without electricity for a full day. It was 7.30 p.m. when there was a power break-down following a heavy thunder-storm. It not only uprooted the electric poles but damaged the transformer which supplied Electricity to our locality. We had to live in dark for the whole night. We reported to the exchange but the response was more Irritating than satisfying, as it would take twelve hours or so to regain the power supply. We were to a great hardship. At night I could not study, though I tried to study in candle light but found myself unable |o concentrate. There was hardly a speck of light visible. The [whole colony was enveloped in-“eternal gloom”. It...
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