MP is moving in phased manner towards alcohol prohibition says CM Shivraj
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 12-Apr-2017

Bhopal, April 12: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the state is moving towards alcohol prohibition in phase manner. While addressing officers of administration and police during Samadhan online he said that strict action should be taken in case of sale of illicit liquor. To curb it, more stringent provision can be made.

Shivraj said, Liquor shops have been closed down on the Narmada shore areas. The liquor shops, located at National highways, residential localities, religious places, and near educational institutes and are causing problem to the people, should be shifted. There should be no lackluster in this regard.

The officers should change mindset related with revenue earning through liquor shops. The government is of people and not liquor sellers. Nothing is more than dignity of women and life. It has been seen that liquor is behind the incidences of teasing. He said that liquor shops which are causing problems to public and can not be shifted, can be closed down in legal manner, he added.

Chief Minister Chouhan told the collectors that no Nal Jal Yojana developed under Bundelkhand package, should be stopped. It should be ensured. He expressed concerns over deaths due burning of farms after crops cutting and said farmers should be awarded of it so that such incidents don't occur.

He said that Gram Sabha meetings should be held in all panchayat on April 17 during Gramoday Abhiyan. Chief Minister will participate in any Gram Sabha and address Gram Sabha meeting which will be broadcast everywhere. He said that Adi Shankaracharya Jayanti Samaroh will be organised on May 1 in all districts. Also, he got resolved problems of 11 applicants during Samadhan online. He issued instructions to impose major fine on university and college officers for delay in mark sheets of students.