New Delhi, Aug 1: People in the national capital will not have to pay anything for consuming up to 200 units of power, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Thursday.
"People consuming till 200 units of electricity won't have to pay the electricity bills. Their bills will be waived from August 1," he said.
But if a consumer uses 201 units, "he will have to pay the full charge", he said. Delhi Power Tariff Sees No Hike For Fifth Consecutive Year; Arvind Kejriwal Congratulates Delhiites, Says 'Capital Only Place in India With 24x7 Electricity Connection'.
Delhi CM: People used to pay Rs 622 for 200 units of electricity till y'day, now it's free. For 250 units they used to pay Rs 800,now they'll pay Rs 252. For 300 units they used to pay Rs 971,now they'll pay Rs 526. For 400 units, they used to pay Rs 1320, now they'll pay Rs 1075 https://t.co/HX8B4VVYEK
— ANI (@ANI) August 1, 2019
"For consumption of electricity between 201 and 400 units, about 50 per cent of subsidy will be provided," Kejriwal said.
When top officials and government people can get free electricity, so can a common man, the Chief Minister added.
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