The drive was launched on the instructions of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath after the deaths of about a dozen people in a hooch tragedy in Azamgarh.
In Azamgarh alone, more than 60 FIRs have been registered and 46 people have been arrested, an official told IANS.
A total of 223 persons across Uttar Pradesh have been sent to jail in the drive, which began on July 8.
The Chief Minister has announced an ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the victims of the hooch tragedy.
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