Bihar Cm Nitish Kumar : No let up, liquor ban to continue strictly in Bihar

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Patna, Dec 20 : Dismissing demands from several corners for relaxation in liquor ban in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said that liquor ban would continue strictly in the state and sought to remind hose advocating for changes in law on liquor ban that a unanimous resolution was passed both in Assembly and Legislative Council for complete liquor ban in Bihar.

Kumar while interacting with media persons after ‘Janata Darbar ‘ organised at CM secretariat premises, said that complete liquor ban was imposed in Bihar after unanimous resolution was passed both in Assembly and Legislative council.

All legislators had also taken pledge not only for extending their full support in execution of complete liquor ban but also for not consuming liquor, he further said adding that they had also taken pledge to motivate others for not consuming liquor.

Chief Minister to a query on demand for relaxation in liquor ban, made by former Bihar Chief Minister Jeetan Ram Manjhi, also president of Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM), a constituent of ruling NDA in the state, said that he would not comment on such things.

He had nothing to say on such kind of demands as those advocating for the same had supported resolution in House, he pointed out.

Kumar said that NDA legislators meeting held during winter session of Bihar legislature, all NDA legislators had reaffirmed their support by raising hands for liquor ban in the state.


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