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P/006/2020 Sri. Sanjay Lal T.M. Thrissur
The appellant is running a restaurant in the name and style "MING PALACE CHINESE RESTAURANT" as tenant, having an electric connection with Consumer No. 8554B, under Thrissur Municipal Corporation (Licensee). When the appellant has applied for additional connected load, the respondent has served him an arrear notice dated 20-4-2019 amounting to Rs. 3,43,113/- towards the dues of electricity consumed for the old months and directed him to clear the arrears for considering the application. Being aggrieved, the consumer filed petition before CGRF, Electricity Dept., Thrissur Municipal Corporation and the Forum disposed of the petition by reducing the arrear amount for Rs. 2,07,372/- vide order dated 03-12-2019. Aggrieved by the said order, the appellant has filed this Appeal Petition on 27-01-2020, before this Authority. From the conclusions arrived at as detailed above, I decide to quash the demand notice no. EW/2/1240/19 dated 17-01-2020 for Rs. 2,07,372/-issued to the appellant. The appellant had remitted an amount of Rs. 1,36,710/- against the demand of Rs. 2,07,372/- and the balance amount of Rs. 70,662/- shall be remitted by the appellant. No interest is payable by the appellant till the due date of the revised bill and the respondent shall issue the revised bill within 15 days from the date of this order. Soon after the remittance of the amount of Rs. 70,662/-, the respondent shall sanction additional load as per the relevant provisions of the Kerala Electricity Supply Code, 2014. Having concluded and decided as above it is ordered accordingly. Since the appeal is found having some merits and hence admitted. The order of CGRF No. CGRF/TCED-5138/19 dated 03-12-2019 is set aside. No order as to costs.


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