In what is seen as a major victory for the party, the AAP said its stand against power distribution companies (discoms) in Delhi stands 'vindicated'.
"The Delhi government should take steps so that the CAG report is made public at the earliest as whatever is known today is only through media reports. It should initiate criminal investigation in the case, prosecute the guilty, and recover the public money," AAP spokesperson Dilip Bajpai said at a media conference.

Lashing out at the discoms, AAP Delhi unit secretary Saurabh Bharadwaj claimed, "BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) duped the people of Delhi by Rs 1,062 crore, BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) of Rs 860 crore and Tata Power-DLL (TPDDL) of Rs 1,098 core."

He also attacked the erstwhile Sheila Dikshit government and the BJP over the issue. "The then DERC chairman Berjinder Singh had said the power bills should be reduced by 23 per cent. Sheila Dikshit knew about this, but did not say anything. Even the BJP was aware of this, but chose to remain quite. It was only when the AAP started talking about it and the issue came to light," Bharadwaj cited.

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