BJP-ruled states are not opting for liquor prohibition: Nitish Kumar

  • PTI, Greater Noida
  • Updated: Jun 30, 2016 13:12 IST
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar addressing at “Nasha Mukti Jan Jagriti Rally" in Jewar, Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. (PTI)

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday addressed a rally to ban liquor in Jewar of Greater Noida and alleged that BJP-ruled states are “not opting for prohibition”.

He claimed that following imposition of complete ban on liquor, accidents and crime have declined in Bihar and said after the ban other sources of revenue have increased in the state.

The Bihar CM also said liquor should be banned in Uttar Pradesh too.

JD(U)’s Bihar chief Vashisth Narain Singh, MP R C Singh MLA Shyam Rajak were among those present in the rally.

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