Jalandhar: Alleging irregularities in purchase of electricity by the state government, Punjab Congress on Tuesday sought clarification from Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal in this regard and demanded a discussion in the state assembly.
“There are different official versions on the purchase rate of electricity from Rajpura themal power station in Punjab. Moreover, there is wide gap between the purchasing rate and the payment made for the same,” senior Congress leader Sunil Jakhar alleged.
He sought an answer to the difference in figures and said the amount should be reimbursed to the 61 lakh consumers in the state. DP
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