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2,714 people were forwarded to jail from July 1 to July 26 for violating prohibition laws.

Summary: According to official stats, 2,714 people were forwarded to jail from July 1 to July 26 for violating prohibition laws. Police also seized 15,346 litres of country liquor in July while immediately after prohibition, 39,139 litres of country liquor were seized in April. An estimated 10,000 people have been arrested and forwarded to jail during the last four months on the charge of violating prohibition in Bihar. In May, 22,252 litres of country liquor and in June, 9,674 litres of country liquor were seized from different parts of the state. Earlier in April, 15,418 litres of IMFL were seized while 22,252 litres of IMFL were seized in May.http://www.nyoooz.com/patna/556114/10k-land-behind-bars-for-violating-prohibition-laws

Prohibition Committees to be constituted at State, District, Taluka and Village levels: Bawankule

Nagpur: The Excise Minister Chandrasekhar Bawankule on Thursday (July 28, 2016) assured the State Legislature that prohibition committees will soon be constituted at State, District, Taluka and Village levels. After making the statement, Bawankule met veteran Social activist Anna Hazare and gave an assurance on behalf of the State Government about the constituting of committees at various levels for the prohibition of alcohol and three other topics after a thorough discussion. During his meeting, the Excise Minister had lengthy discussions with Anna Hazare. Whenever there is an anti-alcohol poll then their symbols should be accompanied by the alcohol-prohibition signs. It was discussed how committees should be constituted at State, District, Taluka and Village levels. In order to bring control over the illegal business in villages, Village Security Force should be established and attempts should also be made to encourage citizens to participate in the drive for prohibition of alcohol. h…