After beef ban, Maharashtra to go for liquor ban too?

Mumbai, July 25: After beef ban in Maharashtra, soon, liquor may also face ban across the state as reports suggest that the ban is being contemplated.

Though Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said that implementing a liquor ban across Maharashtra is possible in the state but it will only be decided after a detailed review of the ban.

After beef ban, Maharashtra to go for liquor ban too?
As per a TOI report, "Stating that prohibition is the state government's policy, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said his regime would take a decision on banning liquor across Maharashtra only after holding a detailed review of the ban, which has already been in place in three districts. There is complete prohibition in Chandrapur, Gadchiroli and Wardha."

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"The state government has completely banned liquor in three districts and we need to study the effect of the ban. The government will reach any decision only after taking detail review," Fadnavis was quoted as saying in the report.

In Maharashtra, beef ban was implemented in March as per which if anyone is found selling or possessing beef, then he/she can be jailed for five years and can be fined Rs 10,000.

OneIndia News

(With inputs from agencies)

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