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P/081/2019 Sri. P.A. Chandran, Thrissur
The appellant, Sri. P.A. Chandran, is a single-phase domestic consumer with consumer No. 5277 under Electrical Section, Kechery, who is aggrieved by the exorbitant electricity bill issued to him for an amount of Rs. 6549/- for the period from 12-10-2017 to 04-11-2017. The connected load in the premises is 240 watts effected from 18-03-1999. The appellant approached the Assistant Engineer with a complaint regarding the excess reading of the meter and the impugned bill. But without considering his request, the respondent directed the appellant to remit the bill amount. Being aggrieved, the appellant filed a petition before the CGRF, Ernakulam and the Forum disposed of the petition vide order no. CGRF‐CR/OP 33/2019-20 dated 27-09-2019 with a decision that the petition is dismissed due to lack of merits. Against the decision of the Forum, the appellant has filed the Appeal petition before this Authority on 25-10-2019. From the findings and conclusions arrived at as detailed above, I decide to set aside the short assessment bill amounting to Rs. 6549/- issued to the appellant. Having concluded and decided as above, it is ordered accordingly. The Appeal Petition filed by the appellant is found having some merits and is allowed. The order of CGRF, Central Range in Petition No. OP/33/2019-20/dated 27-09-2019 is set aside. No order on costs.


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