Friday, 22 March 2013
Meeting between DERC and BJP delegation continued for two hours.
· Goel demanded resignation of the Chairman and Members in the Meeting.
· Not satisfied with the reply, power movement will continue.
New Delhi, 22nd March, 2013. An important meeting between the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission and the BJP delegation was held today on the issue of power tariff hike which continued for two hours. Yesterday, under the leadership of BJP Delhi Pradesh President Shri Vijay Goel the Commission was gheraoed and Shri Goel had warned that if the Chairman of the Commission P.D. Sudhakar does not meet him today then he will again Gherao the Commission tomorrow.
Besides Shri Goel the BJP delegation included Shri Rajiv Kakadiya, Shri Anil Sood, Shri Saurabh Gandhi and Shri Sumit Bhasin and on behalf of the Commission Chairman P.D. Sudhakar, Member Shri J.P. Singh, Shri Shyam Wadera and Mrs. Anjali were present. In this meeting of 2 hours discussion was held on the presentation of forged accounts by the companies to increase power tariff and the failure of DERC to properly discharge its duties. Besides this, the working of DERC, power purchase agreement, power performance, arbitrariness of power companies and presenting wrong balance sheet, failure to provide facilities to the consumers, continued power tariff hike were also discussed.
Shri Goel clearly said the members of the Commission that if they cannot discharge their duties properly then they should resign. The entire proceedings of the meeting was recorded and after the preparation of minutes Shri Goel told that he will apprise about the other things later on. This power movement will continue.
Shri Goel said that he is not satisfied with the replies of the Commission and the member of the Commission should resign because they are playing fraud with the people.