This a matter concerning an electricity bill that was taken by the Landlord from the tenant. The landlord used to take electricity charges from the Tenant not as per the charge taken by the government. The tenant is a law student staying in Ghaziabad to complete her law school.
Landlord for last 3 years taking electricity charge as per Rs. 9 per unit. However, the law student noticed this and had a conversation with “Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited” via a toll-free number. The real charge as per the area concerned was Rs. 6.5 per unit.
The law student had all the transaction details that were taken within 3 years. How many units were used each month, the amount taken by the landlord. Also, after knowing the real facts, and did all the calculations the difference amount was Rs.19,257/- was wrongfully taken from her.
She told her landlord and they are asking her to vacate the place and not adjusting the amount and denying their liability. Also, taking the defence even they were not known about this fact.
I request you to kindly help with the same. What are the remedies available to the law student?