Life of people can't be put at risk by abruptly banning liquor : Bhupesh

Life of people cant be put at risk by abruptly banning liquor : Bhupesh



Raipur, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Tuesday said that his government was not in favour of abruptly banning liquor as it may put life of people at risk , reiterating commitment to fulfill election promise for blanket ban on liquor in entire Chhattisgarh except tribal dominated areas,
Replying to a supplementary question of former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi, over liquor ban, during question hour in Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly, the CM said that his government was committed towards complete ban on liquor in Chhattisgarh except areas that are included in fifth schedule but it cannot be done abruptly.
According to Mr Baghel, the promises in election manifesto were made for the period of five years and banning liquor was one of the important commitments of his government therefore, it would be implemented soon.

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