New Delhi, July 31: The country faced a major power crisis for the second consecutive day today as three grids serving Northern, Eastern and North-Eastern regions failed this afternoon. This is the World’s Biggest Blackout leaving 67 crore people in India without power. About 22 states and UTs have been impacted by the failure of 3 power grids.
The Northern and Eastern Grids tripped today, leading to power failure in several states of the country affecting hundreds of millions of people. Officials also said that the North Eastern Grid was also considerably affected.
While the Northern Grid collapsed for the second time in two days, the Eastern transmission lines too failed this afternoon, said officials at the Power Ministry and electricity companies.