Haryana power deptt raids big defaulters' properties



Gurgaon: The Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) on Friday raided the properties of big defaulters, including the state's former power minister and the mayor of Gurgaon, an official said.

The ice factory of Gurgaon Mayor Vimal Yadav at Sector 18 here was raided by DHBVN and the power connection disconnected for non-payment of Rs 36 lakh.

The electricity connections of companies such as Jagjit Industries, Eastern Medikit, Bharti Cellular and Laxmi Industries were cut off for non-payment of their bills.

The electricity connection of Haryana's former power minister Mahender Pratap Singh was also dismantled for non-payment of bills running into several lakhs of rupees.

The DHVBN was carrying out the raids as part of a special drive against major defaulters, the official said.

IANS