Bhavnagar: The Talja PGVCL office in Bhavnagar district conducts power check drives from time to time and fines are imposed on those who steal electricity under these drives.

Then once again a major action was taken by the electricity department in Talja taluka of the district, in which power theft has been expedited. In Talaja Shahar-Taluka, a scuffle broke out between power thieves who were being prosecuted by the PGVCL team for illegal electricity checks.

Electricity checks were carried out in rural and urban areas of the taluka by various teams of the electricity department, which found that large scale power thefts were detected. Due to the sudden action taken by PGVCL, there was anger among the power thieves.