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Jammu and Kashmir villager gets Rs 10 crore electricity bill

 In a goof-up by the Power Development Department of Jammu and Kashmir, a villager got the shock of his life as entire district power bill of Rs 10 crore was sent on his name. Soon after the trolls, the authorities corrected their mistake


Jammu and Kashmir villager gets Rs 10 crore electricity bill
Jammu, First Published Jul 9, 2020, 1:56 PM IST
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Jammu: A villager in Pooncha district of Jammu and Kashmir has received a whooping Rs 10 crore electricity bill.

Mohammed Hanief, a resident of Gugran village in Mendhar sub division, is the victim of power development department’s goof-up. He almost got a heart attack when he got the bill. Later he also got convinced that this might be due to some error.

Soon after the blunder was made public, it had come to notice of Power Development Department which realised its mistake and corrected the 'computer error'.

However, before their action, the matter went viral on social media and attracted trolls. Some said, the authorities have sent entire district's bill to one person.

The exact bill amount the villager received at first was Rs 10,08,38,138. Soon, he rushed to the Sarpanch of his village to seek help.

Tehsildar of Mendhar helped in the matter getting resolved. However, an investigation is also being carried out over the error.

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