NEW DELHI: Ringing Bells, the Noida-based company that courted controversy after announcing a phone at an astonishingly low price of Rs 251 five months back, today claimed it has begun delivery of the world's cheapest smartphone in five states including Haryana, West Bengal and Bihar. "Of the 5,000 units of Freedom 251 phones that we committed to deliver in the first phase, we have started the delivery of 2,240 phones today through distributors and couriers," Ringing Bells Director MohitGoel told PTI. This includes 390 phones in Haryana, 540 phones in West Bengal, 605 phones in Himachal Pradesh, 484 in Bihar and 221 phones in Uttarakhand. Goel further said the company will initiate tomorrow the delivery of 2,000 more smartphones. Of this lot, 223 phones will go to consumers in DELHI, 364 phones in Punjab, 108 in J&K, 521 in Maharashtra, 194 in Madhya Pradesh, 225 in Jharkhand and 365 in Rajasthan.