Residents receive electricity bills despite no power supply in Chhattisgarh village

Updated:3 weeks, 5 days ago IST

Balrampur (Chhattisgarh), Feb 23 (ANI): Residents of Jhalpi Para village of Hargawa panchayat in Chhattisgarh’s Balrampur are receiving electricity bills despite no power supply. The meters have been installed in the village but it doesn’t have any wire or connectivity. Sharing his grievance, a local said, “We complained everywhere, MLA, sarpanch and block officers but to no avail.” Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Baleshwar Ram assured that the area will receive electricity in one week. Commenting on the issue, he added, “There are not many houses there but there are electricity poles. Electricity will be supplied there within a week. As far as the bills are concerned, I probed & found out that they have been issued in connection with the previous houses of two people.”

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