Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam Friday demanded that Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis should intervene to ensure that MERC rejects the proposal of Reliance Energy to hike the electricity rates for Mumbai suburban consumers.
Even as state power regulator has allowed Mahavitaran to recover Rs 5,022-crore worth revenue shortfall from consumers from March 1, the utility has decided against burdening the public.
Defending his agitation to lower the power tariff in Maharashtra, Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam on Wednesday continued his diatrive against the private electricity providers.
Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan said power supply to farmers in the drought-prone areas of the state will not be cut off due to outstanding bills.
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