The hike in power units and the subsequent increase in electricity bills became a heated topic at MCGM General Body meet where the leaders of Congress-NCP and the opposition staged a walk out in protest. Speaking to the media, member Sunil Sawant informed that Mayor Dr. Shubha Raul had already written a letter to the Chief Minister regarding the hike. He further blamed BEST General manager Uttam Khobragade for the increase in rates of electricity units. During the general body meet, Congress NCP leaders along with Opposition Leader Rajhans Singh staged a protest against the hike. The leader of the House Sunil Prabhu blamed the state. With cameraperson Ranjeet Gupta, Hansraj Kanaujia for NMTV News.
July 8, 2006