Patna High Court quashes Prohibition Act

Patna :  The Patna High Court today quashed the contentious Bihar Prohibition Act enforcing total prohibition in the state from April 5 last. A division bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Iqbal Ansari and Justice Navniti Prasad Singh declared as “illegal” the notification enforcing prohibition in the state as it was not in tune with the Constitution. The bench had on May 20 reserved its verdict on a bunch of petitions challenging prohibition in the state .

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