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Jharkhand man receives electricity bill of Rs. 3,800 crore!

14 Aug 2017 | By Gogona Saikia
Electricity bill of Rs. 3800cr for Jharkhand resident!

A man in Jharkhand got the shock of his life when he received an electricity bill of Rs. 3,800cr!

BR Guha is dumbfounded. "We have a house of three rooms. We use three fans, three tubelights and a TV at times. How can we have such a huge bill?"

A complaint has meanwhile been lodged against the Jharkhand Electricity Board. Investigation is underway.

In context: Electricity bill of Rs. 3800cr for Jharkhand resident!

14 Aug 2017Jharkhand man receives electricity bill of Rs. 3,800 crore!

The previous bill amount was just Rs. 1,920

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Even the electricity supply was cut off

The electricity supply was cut-off from their home. Guha's daughter Ratne Biswas said "My mother is a sugar patient and my father has (blood) pressure. It was only after our neighbors intervened that we were able to do anything."