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Kashinath is bus conductor from a village in Maharashtra. With his small income some how he is managing his wife and 4 children and old mother.

Until one day, when  he receives electricity bill of 70,000 Rupees. He takes the bill to electricity board and tells them this must be a mistake. They will scold him and send him back asking him to get back previous bills.

His wife has used previous bills to wrap the medicine for old mother. But she also gives a solution. Why doesn't Kashinath ask for duplicate of bills.

He asks but does not get. In this confusion, the last date for paying the bill is lapsed and board disconnects electricity for his house.

His son has to appear for 10th exam and should study. His mother falls down in the darkness and hurts her leg badly.

Next he hears about RTI and a lady who is fighting for RTI helps him to fight electricity board.

A good marathi film by Sumitra Bhave. Only question is, in real life will a poor common man fight government using RTI and win?

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