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Electricity meter transfer to owners' name from builder's name requires 1250 Rs. 'chai-pani'

Reported on November 10, 2011 from Bangalore , Karnataka  ι Report #31447

When I initiated transfer of electricity meter in my name from the builder name for my newly bought apartment, the electricity dept - junior engineer, who came for inspection of the site, asked for 1250/- Rs. When refused, he started demanding documents like Khata, Encumberance certificate etc. which are irrelevant and not required.

After a lot of heated arguments and a fake refernce to the chief of the elctricity company (BESCOM) worked well to scare the junior engineer and he straight away signed the report.

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