Rs 6800 Cr power dues: TS HC restrains Centre, Andhra from taking action

The court was hearing the Telangana and AP electricity dues dispute case. The central government has recently asked Telangana state to pay Rs.6800 crore to AP power companies. Challenging these orders, the Telangana government approached the High Court.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  29 Sep 2022 5:30 AM GMT
Rs 6800 Cr power dues:  TS HC restrains Centre, Andhra from taking action

Telangana High Court on Wednesday restrained the Union of India and Andhra Pradesh government from taking any coercive steps against the Telangana State Power Companies for not paying Rs 6800 crore dues to AP as per State Bifurcation Act.

The court was hearing the Telangana and AP electricity dues dispute case. The central government has recently asked Telangana state to pay Rs.6800 crore to AP power companies. Challenging these orders, the Telangana government approached the High Court.

The bench issued an interim order and directed the Centre and AP government not to take action on the electricity dues to dispute against Telangana. "It is not reasonable to give orders to AP without listening to the arguments of Telangana," the court said.

The court directed tentatively to file counters. The next hearing has been fixed on October 18, 2022

Dushyanth Dawe, Senior Counsel of the Supreme Court appeared for the TS government and TS Transco. CV Mohan Reddy, Sr Counsel appeared for the AP State, and T. Suryakaran Reddy, Additional Solicitor General appeared for the central government.

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