Hyderabad, May 7 -- Telangana deputy chief minister Bhatti Vikramarka Mallu stated that there is sufficient electricity in the state to meet the growing consumption and slammed the Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) for "spreading lies" about the situation.

"There could be a change in temperatures. But, due to the efficient functioning of the electricity board employees, there is an increase in consumption due to an uninterrupted supply of power," Bhatti, who also holds the Energy portfolio, said.

Addressing a press conference on Tuesday, May 7, Bhatti said that compared to the average demand and consumption levels between May 1-6, 2023, there is a 52.9 percent increase in 2024 in the same time bracket.

"In May 2023, the average demand was a...