A total of 104 proposals were received from breweries, wine bars and desi dishes
Guardian Minister Vijay Vadettiwar has ordered that brewery, local liquor store and wine shop licenses issued at temples, mosques and school premises must be canceled immediately. The district administration has received a total of 104 proposals from breweries, wine shops and deshidaru. Vadettiwar said the approval would be done in phases considering that the upcoming elections would not lead to deterioration of social health and unrest. He also said that some churches were playing politics for political gain from liquor stores.
Speaking at a press conference held at Niyojan Bhavan, Guardians Minister Vijay Vadettiwar said that politics is happening in the district from the liquor stores. He said that even though the policy is happening, the Collector, Excise Department and Police Administration have been instructed to approve stores now following all the rules. The excise department has approved licenses for rural breweries and liquor stores alongside temples, mosques, schools and children’s hospitals. He reported that instructions have been given to revoke the licenses of all these places. Before the ban, there were 40 breweries in the district. A year has passed since the embargo was lifted. In one year 35 breweries were allowed. He said that he had given clear instructions not to open any new breweries in the future. El Coleccionista has received a total of 104 proposals from breweries, country liquor stores and wine bars. Elections are coming up. Opposition groups called for a boycott of the assembly. The accusations are made for political purposes. There are also reports that liquor sales have increased. But this is not a fact. 104 proposals have been put on hold so as not to spoil social health and unrest in the elections. Vadettiwar also said that the new proposals would be approved in phases after considering all the issues.
Instructions to pay Rs 5 crore for Babupeth Flyover
A competition is currently taking place to rip off the Babupeth flyover. However, Mahavikas Aghadi of the state has provided Rs 5 crore 26 lakh for the Babupeth flyover. The state government is also working to provide additional funds. BJP failed to provide Rs 5 crore during its five years in power. However, today a meeting was held at the District Collector’s Office and NMC Commissioner Rajesh Mohite was instructed to pay the allocated Rs 5 crore to NMC immediately. Vadettiwar reported that Commissioner Mohite also said that when the municipality has a fund of Rs. “Those who want to do politics from the Babupeth overpass should do so. We will just work,” he said.