DMDK to demonstrate against power tariff hike

Last Updated: Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 16:06

Chennai: DMDK on Sunday announced a state-wide
demonstration on April 7 demanding roll back of the power tariff hike in Tamil Nadu.

"The livelihood of people would be affected by the power
tariff hike which came into effect from today. Insisting on
roll back of the hike, DMDK will organise an agitation in
front of electricity board offices at all district
headquarters on April 7," DMDK founder and actor Vijaykant
said in a statement.

DMK had yesterday announced a demonstration against the
tariff hike on April 9.

Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) on
March 30 announced the new power tariff with an average
increase of 37 per cent.


First Published: Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 16:06

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