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Pondy MLAs object to sanction of liquor shops in villages

Press Trust of India  |  Puducherry 

MLAs of ruling and opposition AINRC today objected to the sanction of licences for private players to sell in villages in the Union Territory.

Raising the issue during zero hour in the Assembly, ruling member N Dhanavelu said in Bahoor constituency, shops have come up.



He alleged that Sooriyankuppam village in the constituency, which is close to was dotted with around 16 shops.

"There should be restrictions and quite often shops have been sources of disturbance to public peace," he alleged.

"The should review the situation and ensure that no permission was granted for large number of shops to sell the liquor," he said.

Opposition AINRC legislator Gobika of Thirubhuvanai reserved constituency said she was shocked to find a large number of vends in her segment.

"There is a shop close to my house in my village.. I have already drawn the attention of the in this regard and sought immediate steps to close the shops," she said.

Replying to complaints of the members, the PWD and Excise Minister A Namassivayam said he would look into the issue and take appropriate decision.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Pondy MLAs object to sanction of liquor shops in villages

MLAs of ruling Congress and opposition AINRC today objected to the sanction of licences for private players to sell liquor in villages in the Union Territory. Raising the issue during zero hour in the Assembly, ruling Congress member N Dhanavelu said in Bahoor constituency, liquor shops have come up. He alleged that Sooriyankuppam village in the constituency, which is close to Tamil Nadu was dotted with around 16 liquor shops. "There should be restrictions and quite often liquor shops have been sources of disturbance to public peace," he alleged. "The government should review the situation and ensure that no permission was granted for large number of shops to sell the liquor," he said. Opposition AINRC legislator Gobika of Thirubhuvanai reserved constituency said she was shocked to find a large number of liquor vends in her segment. "There is a liquor shop close to my house in my village.. I have already drawn the attention of the government in this regard and sought immediate ... MLAs of ruling and opposition AINRC today objected to the sanction of licences for private players to sell in villages in the Union Territory.

Raising the issue during zero hour in the Assembly, ruling member N Dhanavelu said in Bahoor constituency, shops have come up.

He alleged that Sooriyankuppam village in the constituency, which is close to was dotted with around 16 shops.

"There should be restrictions and quite often shops have been sources of disturbance to public peace," he alleged.

"The should review the situation and ensure that no permission was granted for large number of shops to sell the liquor," he said.

Opposition AINRC legislator Gobika of Thirubhuvanai reserved constituency said she was shocked to find a large number of vends in her segment.

"There is a shop close to my house in my village.. I have already drawn the attention of the in this regard and sought immediate steps to close the shops," she said.

Replying to complaints of the members, the PWD and Excise Minister A Namassivayam said he would look into the issue and take appropriate decision.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Pondy MLAs object to sanction of liquor shops in villages

MLAs of ruling and opposition AINRC today objected to the sanction of licences for private players to sell in villages in the Union Territory.

Raising the issue during zero hour in the Assembly, ruling member N Dhanavelu said in Bahoor constituency, shops have come up.

He alleged that Sooriyankuppam village in the constituency, which is close to was dotted with around 16 shops.

"There should be restrictions and quite often shops have been sources of disturbance to public peace," he alleged.

"The should review the situation and ensure that no permission was granted for large number of shops to sell the liquor," he said.

Opposition AINRC legislator Gobika of Thirubhuvanai reserved constituency said she was shocked to find a large number of vends in her segment.

"There is a shop close to my house in my village.. I have already drawn the attention of the in this regard and sought immediate steps to close the shops," she said.

Replying to complaints of the members, the PWD and Excise Minister A Namassivayam said he would look into the issue and take appropriate decision.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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