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CM Gehlot announces free electricity up to 100 units in poll-bound Rajasthan

New Delhi: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has taken a big decision in the interest of the public before the upcoming assembly elections. He informed by tweeting that the electricity bill of those who consume electricity up to 100 units per month in the state will be zero. They will not have to pay any bill in advance.

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has taken a big decision in the interest of the public before the upcoming assembly elections. He informed by tweeting that the electricity bill of those who consume electricity up to 100 units per month in the state will be zero. They will not have to pay any bill in advance.

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In a tweet, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot wrote, “After observing inflation relief camps and talking to the public, there was a feedback that there should be some change in the slab-wise exemption in electricity bills.” He said that the feedback was also received from the public regarding the fuel surcharge in the electricity bills in the month of May, on the basis of which a major decision has been taken.

CM Gehlot announced that the electricity bill of those consuming electricity up to 100 units per month will be zero. They will not have to pay any bill aforesaid. Along with this, the first 100 units of electricity will be given free of cost to the families who consume more than 100 units per month, that is, no electricity charges will have to be paid for the first 100 units, no matter how much the bill comes.

Along with this, consumers who consume electricity up to 200 units per month, first 100 units will be free, along with fixed charges up to 200 units, fuel surcharge and all other charges will be waived and the state government will pay them. Let us inform that the assembly elections are to be held in the state at the end of this year, before that this announcement of Ashok Gehlot can become a cause of concern for the BJP and the Aam Aadmi Party.

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