Maha power bill stir: BJP protests in Thane

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Thane, Feb 5 (PTI) The Thane unit of the BJP on Friday agitated in front of the MSEDCL office in Wagle Estate here against what it claimed were exorbitant power bills sent to consumers.

MLC Niranjan Davkhare, who led the protest, said MSEDCL had sent disconnection notices to 75 lakh consumers and this is likely to affect some 4 crore people.

He said the Maharashtra government had cheated the people of the state, already hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak, by sending such huge bills.

The agitation was part of the BJP's statewide 'halla bol' stir on the issue. PTI COR BNM BNM