An assistant lineman Joginder Singh (50) with HPSEB was electrocuted at the Old Matour locality on the outskirts of the kandra town. Lineman is a resident of Ghana village and was working at the Bagli section of the HPSEB when he tried to climb an electricity pole with using a ladder and received a shock and fell on a drain. He was rushed to Tanda Hospital in a critical condition and later hospital referred him to the PGI, Chandigarh.