Gujarat hooch tragedy death toll rises to 122

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Ahmedabad July 11 (ANI): The toll in Ahmedabad hooch tragedy has rises to 122after nine more deaths were reported.

The police said that now 122 people have died and 227 were admitted to various city hospitals. The city is witnessing deaths from spurious liquor since last five days.

The Crime Branch, of the Gujarat Police is investigating the case. The investigation has revealed that the spurious liquor was supplied from Mahemdabad town in Kheda district.

Though the Police have identified one Vinod Chauhan alias Dagri as the main supplier of the killer brew, but the Congress Party is alleging that a BJP councilor from Ahmedabad was the key supplier of poisonous alcohol.

The ongoing session of the Gujarat Assembly is facing uproar from the Opposition Congress. he party alleged the failure of the Narendra Modi government to prevent the suply of the spurious brew in the dry state. They are also demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minster Amit Shah.

Meanwhile, the Bharatiya Janata Party has requested the opposition parties not to politicize the issue.

Between 1977 to 1989,when Congress was in power in Gujrat there were seven big hooch tragedies, every time, the BJP blamed the ruling Congress for its failure to implement prohibition law. So the Congress is not sparing this opportunity to target the Modi Government. (ANI)

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