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Maharashtra CMO Says Power Companies Asked to Sort out Consumer Complaints over Inflated Bills

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackerey. 

Credits: Twitter/CMOMaharashtra

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackerey. Credits: Twitter/CMOMaharashtra

In a tweet, Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray's office said the MERC took a stock of rising consumer complaints related to exorbitant electricity bills.

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  • Last Updated: June 30, 2020, 6:41 PM IST
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The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed power companies to show transparency in billing and deal with complaints of inflated bills immediately, the Chief Minister's Office said on Tuesday.

In a tweet, Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray's office said the MERC took a stock of rising consumer complaints related to exorbitant electricity bills.

"The MERC has directed power companies to show transparency in its billing procedures and redress consumer complaints immediately," the CMO tweeted.

Many consumers in Maharashtra including Bollywood actors Tapasee Pannu and Huma Qureshi had taken to Twitter to express shock over unexpectedly high electricity bills.

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