Odisha switched off the lights at their properties for half an hour
on Sunday night to protest towards the hike in energy tariff
within the state.
State Congress president Nairanjan Patnaik thanked the
individuals for registering their protest, the decision for which was
given by his get together.
The individuals switched off their lights from 6.30 pm to 7
pm, opposing the facility tariff hike.
Energy tariff was raised by 20 paise per unit in
October, and an extra hike of 30 paise per unit in April has
affected the widespread individuals, leaving them helpless amid the
financial disaster triggered by the pandemic, Patnaik mentioned.
Congress employees will stage agitation in all of the
district and block headquarters over the problem on Monday, he
The get together additionally has plans to stage agitation earlier than the
Odisha Electrical energy Regulatory Fee (OERC) headquarters
in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday, he added.
When the problem was raised within the Meeting earlier this
week, Vitality Minister DS Mishra had knowledgeable the Home that
the state authorities will urge the OERC to rethink the
hike. PTI AAM
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