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  Metros   Mumbai  12 Oct 2018  Coal diverted to poll-bound states, says NCP

Coal diverted to poll-bound states, says NCP

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Oct 12, 2018, 2:48 am IST
Updated : Oct 12, 2018, 2:48 am IST

The NCP demanded the resignation of energy minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule over the load-shedding issue.

Nawab Malik alleged that the state was reeling under a power deficit of 3,000MW.
 Nawab Malik alleged that the state was reeling under a power deficit of 3,000MW.

Mumbai: NCP has triggered a fresh controversy while slamming the government over load-shedding across the state. The party alleged that the state was facing a coal shortage because the Centre had allotted more coal to BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan where Assembly polls were to take place.

The NCP demanded the resignation of energy minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule over the load-shedding issue.

Disputing Mr Bawankule’s claims that there was no shortage of power, NCP spokesman Nawab Malik alleged that the state was reeling under a power deficit of 3,000MW.

Tags: chandrashekhar bawankule, load-shedding