Payments unpaid by developer, 100 households in Mohali’s Sunny Enclave left with out energy for 11 days
Amid the hovering temperatures, as many as 100 households in Sunny Enclave, Sector 123, have been compelled to reside with out energy since March 24.
Cause: The Punjab State Energy Company Restricted (PSPCL) has disconnected their connections over non-payment of energy payments for over six months. The dues, which have piled as much as ₹15 lakh, have been collected from the residents however not paid ahead by the coloniser, Bajwa Builders Non-public Restricted.
The realm falls underneath the Mohali sub-division and residents have been dwelling right here for the previous two years.
President of the locality’s Residents’ Welfare Affiliation, Vinod Kakkar stated Sunny Enclave residents have been confronted with a double whammy of the summer time’s scorching warmth and no energy for 11 days. “Although the developer has made association for a generator, it offers energy for a couple of hours solely,” he stated.
The colony will get energy via a brief meter put in by the PSPCL two years again. Whereas the company had directed Bajwa Builders to erect their very own electrical energy poles and underground wiring, the builder failed to take action.
The developer has been charging ₹8 per unit from the residents, however did not deposit the quantity with PSPCL.
Nakul Sharma, one of many affected residents, stated they met chief minister Bhagwant Mann on Monday and have been assured of a decision quickly. “What’s our fault when we have now been paying the payments often?” he questioned.
A senior PSPCL official stated the facility was disconnected owing to non-payment of payments for months.
The builders’ counsel, Dinesh Kumar Sharma, stated the excellent quantity might be cleared quickly.
Notably, Jarnail Singh Bajwa, the proprietor of Bajwa Builders, is at the moment in police custody after being arrested on March 29 for dishonest two clients. On Monday, he was produced in court docket that prolonged his remand by two days. His son, Sukhdev Singh Bajwa, alias Sunny, was additionally arrested in March, however later bailed out.