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Uma Bharti ties stray cows in front of liquor shop

Written by  Annesha Barua -- February 03rd 2023 09:40 PM
Uma Bharti ties stray cows in front of liquor shop

Uma Bharti ties stray cows in front of liquor shop

Indore, February 3: The senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Uma Bharti's move tie cows in front of a liquor shop as part of her campaign against alcohol in Madhya Pradesh. Looking at the move of Uma Bharti state Home minister Narottam Mishra on Friday said it is a good thing.

On Thursday senior BJP leader Uma Bharti, in Orchha town started tying stray cows in front of a liquor shops. She also fed them hay and called upon people to drink cow milk and shun alcohol.

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BJP leader Bharti and former chief minister is spearheading a campaign against liquor consumption in the BJP-ruled state and maintained the government should not cash in on the habit of drinking.

"It is a good thing," Mishra said when queried about Bharti's act.

In June last year, Uma Bharti had thrown cow dung on the same liquor shop and had thrown a stones at a liquor vend in Bhopal in March last year. She is now demanding to prohibit regularisation of alcohol sale in the state. The Assembly polls are due in the state by end of this year. 

On Congress MLA Sanjay Yadav backing Bharti and announcing he would join hands with her to end the rampant sale of illegal liquor in villages under "government protection", Mishra said the opposition party was latching on other's efforts as it is devoid of issues to combat the BJP.

Speaking at a Republic Day function, MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had said his state would come up with a new excise police that would discourage drinking.

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- With inputs from agencies


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