Strict Law to be Enacted against Illicit Liquor Trade: CM

02 Oct 2017
Strict Law to be Enacted against Illicit Liquor Trade: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that a strict law will be enacted to stop illicit liquor trade. A provision of capital punishment will be made in this law. CM Chouhan was addressing the programme organized by Vishwa Gayatri Parivar at Ravindra Bhavan here today.

CM Chouhan mentioned that addiction is a root cause of destruction. Campaigns against all types of addiction will be launched in the state. Madhya Pradesh will be made addiction free by creating an atmosphere of de-addiction. He informed that the state government has decided that neither new liquor shop nor any liquor industry will be established in the state. CM Chouhan further informed that a decision has also been taken that no liquor shop will remain in 5 k.m. radius of Narmada River’s banks. Liquor shops will be reduced in the state step by step. He stated that deriving inspiration from Gayatri Parivar, programmes and schemes like Beti Bachao, Ladli Laxmi and Kanya Vivah have been started.

Regional President of Gayatri Parivar’s Youth Cell Shri Anand Vijay informed about the campaign being conducted for de-addiction. He said that 15 lakh signatures have been obtained in support of Addiction Free Madhya Pradesh under the campaign till date. One crore 25 lakh signatures will be obtained in the next 2 months. Also programmes are being organized in all the districts of the state under the campaign.

Shri Surendra Pal of Youth Cell of Gayatri Parivar presented memorandum in the programme. Representative of Shanti Kunj Shri Vishnu Pandya, Mahant Shri Chandrama Das, Brahamakumari Sushri Bahan Avdhesh, Dr. Shankar Patidar and members of Gayatri Parivar were present on the occasion.