Find Out the Electricity Bills Paid by Top Politicians in India

Published: 02nd July 2015 01:45 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th October 2015 04:04 AM   |  A+A-


Not just Arvind Kejriwal, other top politicians from different political parties consume electricity bills exceeding lakhs of rupees.

Initially it came to light that the electricity bill of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's Civil Lines residence was about Rs 91,000 for the months of April and May, according to an RTI reply.

Interestingly, it also came to light that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's electricity bill is around Rs 21 lakh and finance minister Arun Jaitley's around Rs 3.62 lakh.

However, the crucial information as to why the bill is coming to such amounts is still unknown. It is also pertinent to note that we do not have the information as to whether the public resources are being exploited.

Later the Delhi government refuted the media reports of Kejriwal's bill touching Rs 91,000 saying that the clubbing of its residence and office bills "pure slander".

They said the electricity bill for the portion of the premises which Kejriwal shifted into in March this year was Rs.17,000 for March, Rs.7,370 for April and Rs.22,690 for May.

Below is a detailed list of the ministers and their electricity bills -

Minister NameBill AmountBill Copy
ArunJaitleyRs 362939.00Click Here
Dharmendra PradhanRs 44247.00Click Here
Gen VK SinghRs 20499.00Click Here
Harsimrat Kaur BadalRs 135766.00Click Here
Jitendra SinghRs 197403.00Click Here
Nihal ChandRS 87997.00Click Here
Nirmala SitaramanRs 21562.00Click Here
Nitin GadkariRs 53761.00Click Here
Piyush GoyalRS 8654.00Click Here
Prakash JavadekarRs 21177.00Click Here
Rahul GandhiRs 176550.00Click Here
Sachin PilotRs 43031.00Click Here
Santosh GangwarRs 154990.00Click Here
Smriti IraniRs 29081.00Click Here
Uma BhartiRs 120793.00Click Here

Arun Jaitley's electricity bill for a period of six months is Rs 3.62 lakh.


Congress MP Sachin Pilot's electricity bill for the month of March alone amounts to about Rs 43,000.


Minister of Water Resources Uma Bharti has run up an bill electricity bill of Rs 1.20 lakh for the month of March alone.


Similarly, Minister of Science and Technology Jitendra Singh received a bill amounting to Rs 1.97 lakh.


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