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A grace period has been announced until March 31 to pay the electricity bills, the ministry of Power and Energy said. The consumers will not face disconnection during this grace period, the Ministry added.


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  • Raj Sunday, 22 March 2020 11:52 AM

    Suspend electricity water bills for another 6 months and allow the consumers to pay the 6 month arrears on installment basis over a two year period.

    Good Citizen Sunday, 22 March 2020 12:03 PM

    Nothing special the minister has done.All are in difficulty.Thaks and Appreciate our President's for loan grace period.

    Sureh Sunday, 22 March 2020 12:47 PM

    Why don't we give a zero bill to all for the month of March. ... Please stay in inside stay safe...

    Ranjith Sunday, 22 March 2020 01:36 PM

    Please pay an allowance for all low income families atleast Rs.50000 per month this is the duty of the government to look after the poor people they lost their day to day income

    Noor Sunday, 22 March 2020 01:43 PM

    Just 6 days... it doesn't make any difference to people who have voted for you all and waiting for our votes again..

    Dee Sunday, 22 March 2020 01:57 PM

    Electricity bill is a good indicator of one's income. People who's bill is below 1000/- should be given some sort of waiver at least till this situation settles. Beyond 10000/- , they really have the bucks. (This does not apply to illegal homes where one meter feeds about 10 families)

    Sa Sunday, 22 March 2020 02:07 PM


    Sam Sunday, 22 March 2020 02:11 PM

    End of March we are still your are thinking we are foolish. End of March only seven days left out of that curfew where can we pay?? Nuts and muds !!!!!! Talking ?????

    K.L Pathirana Sunday, 22 March 2020 05:57 PM

    What a joke. The ministry thinks that 216 hours will make a difference in our lives. How about a 30% concession instead ?

    Malcom Sunday, 22 March 2020 06:03 PM

    It's a joke to give 7 days grace period, and not even worth giving a media release for this grace period. To encourage people to stay home, govt should give a grace period of 3 - 6 months for electricity, water, telephone, internet. This is a serious matter, govt should consider it seriously.

    Andrew Silva Monday, 23 March 2020 05:58 AM

    What a pathetic country. Do our so called Buddhist leaders even see or listen to leaders of other countries take steps to help their people. Our leaders are full of hypocracy. Their,only,intention is 2/3 majority and to fill their pockets. ' Jaya-Wewa"

    Thor Monday, 23 March 2020 07:23 AM

    But where are all the billing guys gone, without them giving us a bill how do they expect us to pay even with a grace period?????

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