Cyclone Michaung | Panneerselvam calls for one-month extension for electricity bill payments

The former AIADMK leader, in a statement said that as the cyclone had affected people in four districts very badly, there was every possibility that people were not in a position to pay their power bills on time

Updated - December 06, 2023 02:58 pm IST

Published - December 06, 2023 12:23 pm IST - CHENNAI

Former AIADMK leader O. Panneerselvam

Former AIADMK leader O. Panneerselvam | Photo Credit: S. Krishnamoorthy

The AIADMK’s former coordinator, O. Panneerselvam, on Wednesday, December 6, 2023, urged Chief Minister M.K. Stalin to extend, by one month, the payment of electricity bills by domestic consumers in Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Chengalpattu districts.

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In a statement, he said that as the cyclone had affected people in the four districts very badly, there was every possibility that people were not in a position to pay their power bills on time. On a “humanitarian basis,” the due date for the payment should be extended, he said.

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