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Banlotwa first alcohol-free village in Ranchi district

Press Trust of India  |  Ranchi 

Banlotwa has become the first 'alcohol-free' village in district and Chief Minister has lauded the residents for achieving this feat, a said.

The also gave Rs 1 lakh cash to the of Banlotwa, following his announcement two years ago that any village becoming alcohol-free would be given the money for its development, the said.

"The people of Banlotwa have joined hands to make the village 'nasa mukt' (alcohol-free). Even the is working with such an aim and willpower. We want to ensure greater participation of the people," Das said at a programme in the village yesterday.

Change or development could not happen without the participation of people, Das said.

Development committees are being set up in villages and the government would send funds directly to the committees, an release said quoting the chief minister.

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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 12:46 IST