Bhopal: The new liquor policy has come into force in Madhya Pradesh today. Thereafter, alcohol has become cheaper. On March 31, liquor has been sold by offering offers at many places in Madhya Pradesh. Uma Bharti has come out in the open on this decision of the Shivraj government. He has opposed the government's decision in a tweet. It's also written that we're ashamed. At the same time, KP Tripathi has also come out in protest against the new liquor policy. He sat on the street with it.
The prices of medicines in the same state have increased from today. At the same time, alcohol has become cheaper by 20 per cent. At the same time, the government has reduced the excise duty on foreign liquor by 3 per cent. There will be no excise duty on the wine made from grapes produced in the state. At the same time, the number of liquor shops in the state will also be increased. Recently, the Shivraj Cabinet had approved the new Excise Policy 2022-23 and the Heritage Liquor Policy 2022. At the same time, it was decided that tetra packs will also be available in the state now. Apart from this, some malls will also sell liquor. The government had argued that this would ban the sale of illicit liquor.
Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Uma Bharti is already demanding prohibition. Recently, in Bhopal, she had also come pelting a stone at a liquor shop. After the implementation of the new liquor policy, she has tweeted that from tomorrow it is Chaitra Navratri, it is a festival of worship of Nari Shakti for nine days. Today, we have implemented a new liquor policy in Madhya Pradesh, how to drink more alcohol, how to serve more alcohol in the bars, have fixed these arrangements. In MP, which is being opposed by Nari Shakti everywhere. He said the state BJP units in Chhattisgarh and Delhi have taken to the streets to protest against a similar liquor policy. Uma Bharti also said that I am with the women and daughters in Madhya Pradesh, I am concerned about the sons who have become victims of alcoholism, we are earning revenue by playing on their dignity and lives, I am ashamed of it.