Former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal today took on BJP over the water and power problems being faced by the national capital, saying the party had "nexus" with discoms and so it was not solving the issue.
Congress launched its 10-day long agitation against the power and water crises in the national Capital, during which they burnt the effigies of Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
Keeping up its offensive over long power outages and water crisis in the national capital, Congress held a protest in Karol Bagh area of central Delhi and demanded immediate intervention of the Centre to address the problems.
The Aam Aadmi Party today demanded that steps taken by Delhi administration and Union Power Ministry for the emergency electricity restoration to ensure lesser power outages in the national capital be made public.
Delhi, reeling under high temperatures and an acute electricity shortage, will get additional gas supplies from NTPC and Dabhol to increase power generation and help meet demand in the national capital.
State-owned power utility Mahavitaran said here on Monday that load-shedding for around three to six hours would continue across Maharashtra, even as it managed to tie-up 1,485 MW to meet the shortfall which arose after private power generating stations shut down.
Maharashtra`s biggest power discom MSEDCL on Sunday said that it has had to effect two to five hours of `load shedding` across the state today owing to technical issues at some private sector generating stations and a dip in supply from the central grid.