Villagers in Chhattisgarh’s Hargawa panchayat were left in a state of shock when they were delivered with electricity bills demanding up to Rs 600 from a single household. Locals of Jhalpi Para village which falls under the jurisdiction of Hargawa panchayat, said that there is no power supply in the village but they were handed the bills by electricity department officials.
Residents say that this has become a routine here, news agency ANI reported. Locals claim that even though electricity meters have been installed in their homes, power supply remains a distant dream for them but they receive electricity bills on a routine basis.
A resident told ANI that he is living in the village for the last 60 years and there has been no power supply in the last six decades. Read More
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