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[Resolved]  Indane — LPG Gas connections terminated due to highlighting discrepancies

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From: Rajneesh Madhok
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Sent: Saturday, March 08, 2008 9:41 PM
Subject: LPG connections of relatives terminated for highlighting malpractices of Gas Agency; Mental & Physical harassment


To

1. The Proprietor,

Phagwara Gas Service,

Industrial Area,

Phagwara-144401 (Pb)



2. Mr. Rajesh Kumar Sharma,

Indane Area Office,

Indian Oil Corporation (M.D.)

Plot No. 3A, Sector 19-A, Madya Marg,

Chandigarh



3. Mr. Jagdeep Rana,

Punjab State Office Indiane Chandigarh,

Indane Area Office, Indian Oil Corporation (M.D.)

Plot No. 3A, Secror 19 A, Madya Marg,

Chandigarh



4. Mr. Adesh Partap Singh Kairon,

Food & Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs & Information Technology,

21/5,

Chandigarh,



5. Mr. Charanjit Singh Atwal, Phillaur,

Dy. Speaker, Lok Sabha,

484-A, Model Town Extn,

Ludhiana



6. Chaudhary Swarna Ram,

Texh. Edu, & Indl. Training, Social Security & Devl. Of Women & Children,

27 B/7 Chandigarh, Alternate Address: Dhyan Singh Colony, Satnampura, Phagwara-144401 (Pb)



7. Mr. Arunesh Shakir,

Chief Parliamentary Secretary,

Food & Supplies,

4/4,

Chandigarh.



8. Principal Secretary to Govt. of Punjab
Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs.
Room No. 222/2
Mini Secretariat, Punjab
Sector 9 Chandigarh
Phone:[protected]O)
Resi. Address:
189/16
Chandigarh
0172 – 2548581



9. Director Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Punjab
Jeevandeep Building
Sector 17, Chandigarh
Phone: 2702012 (O) FAX:
2701967
Resi. Address:
189/16
Chandigarh
[protected]R)
[protected]R)
email:
[protected]@[protected]@punjabmail.gov.in





10. Managing Director,

Punjab State Civil Supplies Corporation,

Punsup Building,

Sector-34 A,

Chandigarh

Phone:[protected]O) Fax: 2603208



Your reference No: PGS/MC/SA 10052 dated 27/02/08





SUB:

1. LPG CONNECTIONS OF RELATIVES TERMINATED FOR FAULT OF HIGHLIGHLITING DISCREPENCIES & MALPRACTICES ADOPTED BY PHAGWARA GAS SERVICE, INDUSTRIAL AREA, PHAGWARA ON THE PLEA OF OCCUPYING MULTIPLE CONNECTIONS WHEREAS IT IS IN THEIR RECORD THAT THE CONNECTIONS ARE IN DIFFERENT NAMES & RUNNING FROM 20 YEARS.

2. MENTAL, PHYSICAL HARASSMENT TO SENIOR CITIZENS AGED 71 YEARS & 63 YEARS UNNECESSARILY FOR THE REASONS BEST KNOWN TO DISTRIBUTOR.



Respected Sirs,



LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS (REGULATION OF SUPLY AND DISTRIBUTION) ORDER, 2000

"distributor" means a person, firm, association of persons, company, institution, organization or a co-operative society appointed by a Government Oil Company or parallel marketeer and engaged in the business of purchase, sale or storage for sale of liquefied petroleum gas in cylinders to consumers on the basis of an agreement with a Government Oil Company or parallel marketer and engaged in the business of purchase , sale or storage for sale of liquefied petroleum gas in cylinders to consumers on the basis of an agreement with the Government Oil Company or a parallel marketeer as the case may be;



Kindly refer to the above mentioned definition. And consider about the following points:

1. Connection No. PGS-03502 is connected to Joginder Pal Madhok S/o. Sh. Amar Nath Madhok, aged 71 years a Senior Citizen (Bachelor) living jointly with my nephew family Mr. Rajneesh Madhok.

2. Coneection No. PGS- 14369 is connected with Mr. Surinder Mohan Madhok, S/o Sh. Amar Nath Madhok, aged 63 years a Senior Citizen (Bachelor) living jointly with my neiphew family Mr. Rajneesh Madhok.

3. Connection No. H-03583 is connected with Mr. Rajneesh Madhok, S/o. Sh. Sat Parkash Madhok, aged 45 years and living jointly with uncles namely Joginder Pal & Surinder Mohan.

4. Under which capacity you considered it violation of possession of multiple LPG Connections and under which capacity you blocked the connections.

5. Restriction on unauthorized possession, supply and consumption of liquefied petroleum gas.-
(1)A person having a connection for liquefied petroleum gas under the public distribution system, shall not-
(a) possess more than one connection of liquefied petroleum gas granted under the public distribution system;

6. Sir, when I have not having in my possession not more than one connection then how the connections have been terminated as per your Ref: PGS/MC/SA 10052 dated 27/02/08.

8. Provided that the Central Government or the Chief Executive Officer of a Government Oil Company, may sanction more than one connection of liquefied petroleum gas under the public distribution system in favour of any person, keeping in view the difficulty and hardship experienced by such person in obtaining supplies of the LPG. Sir, though I have not availed this facility even. Under which capacity you terminated the connections of my relatives. Though you should show sympathy to the Senior Citizens but you are unnecessarily harassing me.

9. I have never used liquefied petroleum gas for any purpose other than for which the consumer is registered with the distributor of a Government Oil Company;



7. Restriction on possession, supply and consumption of liquefied petroleum gas;-

(1) Where a person has been granted a connection for liquefied petroleum gas under the public distribution system,

(a) possess more than one connection of liquefied petroleum gas granted under the public distribution system,

(b) possess or use liquefied petroleum gas filled in cylinders or in bulk unless he has received that supply from a Government Oil Company or a distributor authorized by a Government Oil Company;

(c) use liquefied petroleum gas for any purpose other than for cooking;

I HAVE NOT MADE ANY ONE OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED OFFENCE.

Power of entry, search and seizure:- Under which Capacity you terminated the connections of my relatives, whereas you are not an authority:

(a) An Officer of the Department of Food and Civil supplies of the Government, not below the rank of an Inspector authorised by such Government and notified by the Central Government or any officer authorised and notified by the Central Government or any Officer not below the rank of a sales Officer of a Government Oil Company authorised by the Government and notified by the Central Government may, with a view to ensuring compliance with the provisions of this order, with such assistance as may be required, for the purpose of satisfying himself that this order or any order made thereunder has been complied with:-

(i) stop and search any vessel or vehicle or any other conveyance which the Officer has reason to believe has been or is being or is about to be used in contravention of this Order & can block the connection or terminate the connection.

(ii) enter or search any place with such aid or assistance, as may be necessary; and

(iii) seize and remove with such aid or assistance, as may be necessary books registers and other records pertaining to liquefied petroleum gas business, filled and empty cylinders, cylinder valves and pressure regulators alongwith the vehicle, vessel or any other conveyance used for carrying such stock.

(iv) if he has reason to believe that any provision of this Order has been or is being or is about to be contravened and thereafter take or authorise the taking of all measures necessary for securing the production of the liquefied petroleum gas filled or empty cylinders, cylinder valves, pressure regulators, at the office of the Government Oil Company and the vehicle, vessel or other conveyance so seized before the Collector having jurisdiction under the provisions of the Essential Commodities Act, 1955 (10 of 1955), for their taking action against all concerned. Under the Essential Commodities Act, 1955 (10 of 1955), the competent authority is authoritsed to take action against the defaultor.

(b) The provisions of section 100 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974) relating to search and seizure shall, so far as maybe, apply to searches and seizures under this order; Why you violated the act for not acting according to the rules and regulations framed by the Department.

Sir, Kindly specify under which capacity you got the evidence of the possession of multiple LPG Connenctions in violation of the quoted provisions.

And why you blocked all connections and why the consumer is called for termination of connections. Whether the connections in the name of my relatives could be terminated those are running from the last 20 years. What is the cause of termination of the connections. Kindly specify?

Sir, Punjab State Consumer Protection Council has been constituted to safeguard the rights of the consumers as enshrined in the Consumer Protection Act, 1986. Whether the affected Consumers should approach to the Distt. Consumer Disputes and redressal Forum for justice.

Thanking you,

Yours truly,

(Joginder Pal )

S/O Mr. Amar Nath,

Nehru Nagar, Street No. 2,

Phagwara

Through Rajneesh Madhok, Registered Member CORE (Consumer On-line Resource & Empowerment Centre), Supported by Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Department of Consumer Affairs, (Govt. Of India) Managed by Consumer Coordination Council.

B-xxx/63, Nehru Nagar, Street No. 2, Railway Road, Phagwara-144401 (Pb)

Ph:[protected]O), 268210 (R),

Mobile:[protected]

Tele-fax:[protected]

E-mail: [protected]@vsnl.net
Complaint marked as Resolved 2020-08-13 23:38:02
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1 Issue:- I have been forced to take the stove with the new connectio though i already having one stove.
2 Issue:- I have been asked to pay extra amount of 350 when gas will come though i am taking the new connection.

Please take this as priority & do take some action against Hp gas agency bhandup east mumbai
Agency name vignaharta

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