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Nitish leads NDA legislators in reaffirming their support to liquor ban

Patna, Nov 29 (UNI) In an apparent bid to give strong message for strictly enforcing liquor ban after deaths of more than 60 people in hooch tragedies in various parts of Bihar recently, all NDA legislators led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar took pledge in favour of complete prohibition in the state.
In a meeting of NDA legislators, they reaffirmed their support to liquor ban by taking pledge to this effect, led by Chief Minister Kumar. It assumes significance in giving a strong message for strictly enforcing liquor ban as more than 60 people had lost their lives recently in hooch tragedies in various parts of Bihar.
Kumar while speaking in the meeting said that liquor ban would continue in Bihar without any laxity and instructions had already been issued to enforce liquor ban more strictly. There was no question of giving second thought to liquor ban law due to protests from few corners, he added.
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