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No liquor ban in Madhya Pradesh: Minister

IANS  |  Bhopal 

The government is not planning to ban liquor in the state, said on Wednesday.

He denied that the had ever said that there would be a total liquor ban.

Malaiya added that the government would continue to organise public awareness campaigns on the ill effects of alcohol so that people would consume it less or avoid it.

The announcement would come as a disappointment to those who were expecting total prohibition in the state in line with

had announced during the 'Namami Yatra' that the government would remove liquor shops from the Narmada river vicinity.

--IANS

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 13:52 IST
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