Politicians' free electricity vows hurting discoms? Finance Minister Nirmala's advice #HTLS2021

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the Centre is engaging in talks with states on how discoms overdue payment can be sorted out. “Many of the states offer free electricity… whoever provides it for free will have to make a provision in their budget for payment,” said the Union finance minister. Sitharaman was speaking at the 19th edition of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit. Watch the full video for more details.