The 2014 election manifesto of TRS spoke about making the State energy surplus,establishing 10 thermal power plants and creating lakhs of jobs in the sector.
KCR had earlier also criticized the Centre alleging that the BJP-led central government intends to impose electricity bills on farmers who are being given free electricity in the state.
The minister explained that there is no provision to stop subsidies to any section of consumers in the Electricity Amendment Bill 2022.
Vinod Kumar, also a senior TRS leader, believes the Bill will ultimately pave the way for privatisation of power generation and distribution.
Planning Board Vice-Chairman says Centre trying to privatise power firms
The contentious bill aims at giving multiple players open access to distribution networks of power suppliers and also allowing consumers to choose any service provider.
The employees said if the Bill is introduced, they would stop power supply to the houses of BJP leaders.
Electricity Amendment Bill: Claim to provide choice to power consumers "misleading", says AIPEF Chairman
In a letter to PM Narendra Modi, AIPEF has demanded that the bill be referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy for wider consultation.
Power engineers demand high-level enquiry on coal crisis, withdrawal of Electricity (Amendment) Bill
The federation blamed the central government for the coal crisis.
The Electricity Amendment Bill will be pushed for passage in the budget session of Parliament which would provide for stringent provisions.