21/04/2017 8:22 AM IST | Updated 08/01/2018 4:32 PM IST

Mulayam Singh Yadav Has Unpaid Electricity Bills Worth ₹4 Lakh

What with the temperature-controlled swimming pool!

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ETAWAH (Uttar Pradesh) -- In wake of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's emphasis on eliminating VIP culture from Uttar Pradesh, an inspection conducted by a team of electricity officials revealed that former chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav has unpaid electricity bills worth ₹4 lakh.

The team upon arriving at his residence found that the permissible limit of 5 KW a day was being busted by as many as eight times. He has been given a time period till the end of the month to pay up.

The Samajwadi Party ( SP) patriarch's sprawling residence in the Civil Lines area of his constituency Etawah is one of the biggest in the city with more than a dozen rooms, its own air-conditioning plant, a temperature-controlled swimming pool and several elevators.

Officials had changed the configurations to allow him 40 kW against a payment in lieu of the additional power supply.

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