Within the wake of the Gujarat hooch tragedy, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday expressed concern over the enterprise of spurious liquor and medicines within the state, and requested which ruling forces are giving safety to the “mafias” concerned.
Forty-two individuals from Botad and neighbouring Ahmedabad district have died up to now after consuming the spurious liquor on July 25, whereas 97 persons are nonetheless admitted to hospitals in Bhavnagar, Botad and Ahmedabad, Gujarat Minister of State for House Harsh Sanghavi has stated.
“In ‘dry state’ Gujarat, many homes had been destroyed because of the consumption of spurious liquor. Medicine value billions are additionally being recovered from there repeatedly,” Gandhi stated in a tweet in Hindi.
“It’s a matter of nice concern, on the land of Bapu (Mahatma Gandhi) and Sardar (Vallabhbhai) Patel, who’re these people who find themselves indiscriminately doing the enterprise of intoxication?” the previous Congress chief stated.
Which ruling forces are giving safety to those “mafias”, he requested.
Fifteen key accused, together with the one who acquired the chemical and people who offered the liquor to individuals, have already been arrested within the case.