50% of Delhi population received electricity subsidy in FY20 under AAP

In 2014-15, the number of people availing subsidy was close to 2.5 million, while in the current year, the number has doubled

Shreya Jai New Delhi
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Around 50 per cent of the population of Delhi have had subsidised electricity bills in the current financial year, which is a record of sorts. 
Half the subsidised population received zero electricity bills during the past five months. This is the highest number receiving subsidy in the last five years of the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP’s) governance in Delhi.
In 2014-15, the number of people availing of subsidy was close to 2.5 million. In the current year, the number has doubled. 

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