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Titas snaps gas line of BNP leader Gayeshwar Roy: Bill default

Politics 2022-09-12, 11:47pm

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Gayeswar Chandra Roy.



Dhaka, Sep 12 - Titas Gas Company has disconnected the gas connection to the Rayerbazar residence of BNP Standing Committee member Gayeshwar Chandra Roy due to his outstanding bills with the company.

According to Titus Gas authorities, the gas connection was snapped during a drive against the bill defaulters.

Confirming the report, Titas Gas Managing Director Harunur Rashid Mollah said that the gas connection was disconnected due to the outstanding bill of about Tk 170,000, over about 30 months unpaid.

Titas Gas officials said that the house in Rayerbazar’s Sher-e- Bangla Road, belonging to Gayeshwar Roy, has seven double burner stoves.

He last paid the bill in January 2020. Since then, the BNP leader has not paid his bill for the last 30 months till July this year.

His total outstanding bill stands at Tk 170,368.

Titus MD Harunur Rashid Mollah said that the connection will be restored if the outstanding amount is paid along with the penalty.

According to Titas sources, the company ran a special drive through its 30 teams across the city to disconnect illegal connections and also the connections of bill defaulters.

A total of 133 connections were disconnected while Tk 26.97 lakh in dues have been collected immediately. - UNB