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Why One Of India’s Biggest EB Donors Is A Touchy Topic In Bhiwandi

Torrent Power supplies power to Bhiwandi near Mumbai, and powerloom owners allege that power bills have doubled or tripled since the franchise was brought in, which has dealt a blow to the Rs 10,000 crore powerloom industry here.

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Prabhakar Ahluwalia, a powerloom owner in Bhiwandi, says one of the reasons the industry has suffered over the years is the high power bills of Torrent Power, a charge the company denies | Photo courtesy: Tanvi Deshpande, IndiaSpend

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