NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who is busy removing corruption from the capital and cut down the prices of different necessitates of people is likely to be on the receiving end from the Opposition in the national capital.
According to an RTI reply, the electricity bill of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s Civil Lines residence was around Rs. 91,000 for the last two months (April and May).
The copies of the electricity bill of Kejriwal’s Civil Lines residence running into Rs. 91,000 have been furnished by the General Administration Department of Delhi Government.
The RTI query was filed by Vivek Garg, an advocate and RTI activist.
On the other hand, Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has claimed that the bill was more than Rs. 1 lakh and said that it would also seek power bill details of all AAP ministers.
“The Chief Minister’s residence has two electricity metres. The latest bills for the two metres are Rs. 55,000 and Rs. 48,000 (total Rs. 1, 03,000),” claimed Delhi BJP spokesperson Praveen Kapoor said.
As informed by a senior official, the government will confirm about the bill before taking up the matter.
(With Agency Inputs)