Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Monday that since April 1, 2016, that is, after the implementation of liquor ban in the state, the dependents of those who died due to drinking spurious liquor, were given four lakh rupees as compensation from the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. Will go However, the Chief Minister has also put some condition for this. State Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said in a conversation with reporters on Monday, “After April 1, 2016, that is, after the implementation of liquor ban, four lakh rupees were given to the dependents of those who died due to drinking poisonous liquor in the state.” Will go. ”””’ Nitish Kumar said that people from poor families of general category die after drinking poisonous liquor, it is very sad.
He said, “Now the people of the family whose member has died from this, should clearly tell that they are their family members, and from where they had bought the liquor.”
The Chief Minister said, “All this will have to be sent in writing to the District Magistrates of the respective districts. If the victim’s family sends all this information in writing to the District Magistrate, then we have decided that the family will be given Rs 4 lakh from the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.
He said, “Not only now, but the liquor ban was implemented from April 1, 2016, after that this compensation will be given to the next of kin of all those victims who died after consuming spurious liquor.”
He said, “We will give instructions to everyone from the Chief Secretary to other officers regarding what we have said today.”
In response to the question of journalists regarding the death due to spurious liquor, the Chief Minister said that it has pained us a lot, we are troubled from inside that how someone drinks alcohol and also dies. People have to be motivated not to drink alcohol.
Nitish said, “We are in favor of prohibition. Here, for two-three years, we are seeing that people are losing their lives by drinking spurious liquor, despite repeated explanations. There is a law for everything, yet people are doing it.
It is worth mentioning that the death toll due to consumption of suspected spurious liquor in East Champaran district of the state increased to 26 on Monday.
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