Farmers demand 6-month power billing cycle for them
The plea agreement also calls for the 67-year-old Patel to make cash restitution and liquidate some of his assets.
A peasants' body here today sought the introduction of a six-month electricity billing cycle for the farmers instead of the present monthly one, saying they were unable to meet the burden every month.
The 'Khet Bachao, Kisan Bachao yatra' convenor Nagendra Singh raised the demand during a farmers' meeting here in the district and threatened that the farmers would stop paying the bill if the six-month billing cycle was not introduced for them by August 20.
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