Kota Vyapar Mahasang and around 150 trade organisation associated with it had given a call for band against alleged exploitative commercial strategies and installation of smart electricity metres in the city by the discom, a franchise of Jaipur Vidutt Vitran Nigam Limited (JVVNL).
Youth Congress workers along with the volunteers of other trade and public organizations took round in the city markets and demonstrated against KEDL.
Youth Congress workers burnt tiers and smart metres in front of KEDL office in Gumanpura area. The situation of face off between protesters and the police arose when protestors attempted to enter into KEDL office but it was handled in time.
JVVNL last year franchised Kolkata based KEDL for electricity distribution in Kota city since then the company had been facing public wrath for its commercial tactics including installation of smart electricity meters.
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