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The entire containment of liquor, which was crushed by a roller under the supervision of government officials reportedly amounted to a whopping Rs. 30 lakh, and contained a mix of domestic and imported alcohol.
The Nitish Kumar government last year notified the new Bihar Prohibition and Excise Act, 2016 which ensured complete ban on sale and consumption of liquor - both Indian Made Foreign Liquor and country-made - in the state.
The new legislation, banning sale and consumption of alcohol, including Indian-Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) as well as spiced and domestic liquor, prescribes harsher punishment for possession and consumption of alcohol.
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