"The move to ban liquor is a very good step, keep it up Nitish ji," the Union Water Resources Minister said on micro-blogging site Twitter.
A Bill providing for upto capital punishment to those manufacturing or trading illicit liquor in the event of hooch tragedy was yesterday unanimously passed by Bihar legislature which also adopted a resolution unanimously that its members will not consume liquor.

In the first phase, there will be a complete prohibition in rural areas besides a complete ban on country-made liquor across the state while Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) will be sold in limited areas of the state like municipal corporations and councils.


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