Surprise inspection at Mulayam Singh Yadav’s residence reveals unpaid electricity bill of Rs 4 lakh

The Samajwadi Party patriarch has been given a time period of one month by the electricity department to pay up his dues.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:April 21, 2017 9:33 am
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A surprise inspection by officials from electricity department at former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav’s house on Thursday revealed that Samajwadi Party leader has an unpaid bill amounting to Rs 4 lakh. According to a report by news agency ANI, the inspection also revealed that the 77-year old leader is using more electricity than allowed at his bungalow in Etawah. The report says the permissible limit of 5 kW is being busted by at least eight times at his residence.

The Samajwadi Party patriarch has been given a time period of one month by the electricity department to pay up his dues. Officials changed the configurations to allow him 40 kW in lieu of payment for the larger allotment. The inspection has come amid on-going elimination of VIP culture in the state as propagated by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

An officer told NDTV that the inspection drive is being done to keep a check on power theft. “We are conducting a drive to stop power theft, check overloading and recover dues,” Ashutosh Varma was quoted by the news channel. On being asked why this was not done before, Varma replied to NDTV, “We did not have 40 kW metres earlier. Now we do.”

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    TIHAEwale
    Apr 21, 2017 at 5:24 pm
    this is a by product of politician-babu nexus and in the house of every neta this over drawing beyond sanctioned load will be observed
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      vish
      Apr 21, 2017 at 5:23 pm
      Complete Yadav Family who were all in power have Misused UP tate funds and thorough investigation should be carried out .Our Electricity line gets diis connected even for few hundred outstanding and here for all rich and powerful no such rule exists.
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        S.Kumar
        Apr 21, 2017 at 4:47 pm
        Shameless family, they just want to loot the public money and enjoy their life. Temperature controlled swimming pool for them and provide promise - ek killo ghee aur ek killo dhood to all UP child
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          kg
          Apr 21, 2017 at 3:40 pm
          I had written yesterday that the party and sangh is very hurt after the court judgement against it's leaders, now you will see the fireworks, they will go against everyone especially those who were involved in the case.This is just a trailer.Wait for a few months and big names from Congress will be in line.War has just begun.until now govt was working under political understanding of not going after political rivals in form of criminal cases.
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            Soundar
            Apr 21, 2017 at 2:16 pm
            In India politicians/bureaucrats are in looting spree and poor people are paying through their nose.
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              rk
              Apr 21, 2017 at 2:09 pm
              How dare communal Yogi/BJP demand a paltry sum of only rs 4 lakh from the socialist hermit like Netaji whose younger son is proud owner of rs 5 crore blue bolt "LAMBORGHINI"...If Netaji wishes he could purchase the w electricity generated by NTPC within a minutes but he will not because it will violate the principle of socialism.
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                rk
                Apr 21, 2017 at 1:57 pm
                How dare YOGI/BJP ruled UP inspect the " Hut" of Socialist Hermit like Netaji for paltry sum of Rs 4 lakh only,whose younger son is proud owner of Rs 5 crore Blue Bolt "LAMBORGHINI"...If Netaji wishes he can purchase the entire electricity generated by NTPC in a minutes, but he will not ,because it will deprive the elitists netizens of BJP ruled state ..... electricity.
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                  Shankar Mk
                  Apr 21, 2017 at 1:47 pm
                  Eating beyond one's capacity ends in health problem. How this type of people can provide clean corrupt free administration? People of that state have to introspect.
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                    Sankaran Krishnan
                    Apr 21, 2017 at 1:10 pm
                    This only exposes how the SP Party Rule had exploited the Power and it is an open theft done by the MSY officially misusing the authority and why not he be served or imposed heavy fines for the unpaid electricity charges and for the usage of beyond the permissible limits as prescribed by the EB and let us all curse him and his family for the open theft and hope the entire family will be ruined for his utterances and abuses !!!
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                      Maya
                      Apr 21, 2017 at 12:45 pm
                      This is nothing. Check his past records and the country would probably be shocked to realise that this man never paid any bills. It's we the people who have been feeding corrupt politicians like this .
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                        Damodar Biswal
                        Apr 21, 2017 at 12:39 pm
                        Netaji caught red handed!
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                          Col S
                          Apr 21, 2017 at 12:21 pm
                          Power connection is DICONNECTED if bill not paid by due date. Why INSPECTION? Why ONE MONTH notice? VIP Culture & ABUSE of OFFICE by ENGINEERS & NETA is big SHAME and MUST STOP. Enough is ENOUGH.
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                            Harry Who
                            Apr 21, 2017 at 10:51 am
                            40 KW of power for one Household? Ridiculous!! 40 KW will light up a w village. Cut this socialist's electricity and give it to a village nearby. The farmers will draw water from wells and grow food.
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                              raj
                              Apr 21, 2017 at 10:49 am
                              what a shame?if ts is the act of any common man he must have stripped off from power connection .He is the b amb ador of neta's who looting honest tax payers money.
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                                Rajesh Patel
                                Apr 21, 2017 at 10:47 am
                                These so-called socialist leeches sucking blood of a common man of this country should be made to pay every single penny spent on themselves. Even Ram Manohar Lohia must be turning in his grave for Mullah Mulayam's misdeeds.
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                                  puran rautela
                                  Apr 21, 2017 at 10:39 am
                                  he is ISI Agent no love for country
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                                    Narasimha Prakash
                                    Apr 21, 2017 at 10:29 am
                                    These B..dy B...tds are like leeches who live on public money. Since it is his own party in the government, perhaps nobody bothered to give him the bill or that he would threatened the electricity department. We call these buggers our netas who are worse than beggars.
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                                      Kirtimaya Varma
                                      Apr 21, 2017 at 10:20 am
                                      He is a socialist empowered by the people of India. He is at least better than "aam aadmi" CM Kejriwal, whose electricity bills are higher than MSY's. Indians deserve what they are getting.
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                                        Moa
                                        Apr 21, 2017 at 10:03 am
                                        Socialist freeloaders
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                                          RAKESH KUMAR
                                          Apr 21, 2017 at 9:53 am
                                          How could a poor meter reader of bijli company dare to note read the meter installed at the 'hut' of great socialist icon? Afterall it was for the sake of samajwaad that Netaji was using bijli for poor people. And his followers think that their Raja has every right to loot the nation.
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                                            Yash Pal
                                            Apr 21, 2017 at 9:51 am
                                            Surprise inspections in other Depts will also throw up nasty surprises.
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