Adani Electricity cautions those flying kites on Makar Sankranti

MUMBAI: Power utility firmAdaniElectricity has cautionedkiteflyers to stay away and refrain themselves from flying kites near the high tension overhead power transmission lines onMakar Sankranti. It could prove to be life-threatening and also put the city at risk of going dark if thepower gridis damaged.
The ‘Manja’ can transmit very high voltage power of even 220000 Volts if it touches the overheadlive wiresor even enters the arching zone.
Speaking on the safety precautions, an Adani spokesperson said, “This may cause not only interruptions in power supply due to short-circuiting but also lead to severe injuries, fatalities or incidences of major breakdowns of transmission lines resulting even in the grid failure.”

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