Mumbai fumes over 50% spike in electricity bills since Adani Power took over; discom cites tariff revision in September as cause


Mumbai fumes over 50% spike in electricity bills since Adani Power took over; discom cites tariff revision in September as cause

The residents of Mumbai are agitated over inflated electricity bills ever since the Adani Electricity Mumbai Ltd. (AEML) took over the city’s power circle in August from the Anil Ambani-led Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra).

The Congress party and some consumers have taken to social media to accuse the company of increasing the bills sharply in October. Senior Maharashtra Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam launched an all-out attack on the company for “looting” Mumbai.

Calling the Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani and RInfra’s Anil Ambani “friends” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Nirupam said, “Instead of encouraging privatisation in an honest way, the Modi-led BJP government has created an environment where private firms are looting the common people. Read More

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