She also said Ludhiana, an industrial hub, had seen a "substantial" loss of business already from the blackout.
Forbes India automobile reporter Ashish Mishra says that he, too, witnessed frustration Tuesday from industry leaders, including a major automobile components company headquartered in the city of Noida, in the northwestern state of Uttar Pradesh.
The company, said Mishra, was "ruing the fact that ... plants are now running on diesel. Not good for the industrial cluster."
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