How to drink alcohol? Chhattisgarh Education Minister quotes lines from Harivansh Rai Bachchan's book Madhushala at de-addiction program, tells benefits of drinking alcohol
Chhattisgarh Education Minister and Congress leader Premsai Singh Tekam advocated alcohol consumption at a de-addiction drive in the Wadrafnagar area of the Balrampur district, Uttar Pradesh.
The de addiction event, organized by the police under its Nasha Mukti Abhiyan, attended by school children in Wadrafnaga.
Quoting lines from Harivansh Rai Bachchan’s book Madhushala at a de-addiction drive event, Tekam said liquor should be diluted, consumed at specific time. There should be self-control, he also said.
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The Minister also said that liquor unites everyone and he alongwith other leaders also use it during election campaign.
Talking about the ill-effects of alcohol, the minister advised that one must not get addicted. Daaru (liquor) meant D, which also stood for dilution with water as well as duration, as all of it must not be had at once, he said.
Two videos of Chhattisgarh minister Dr Premsai Singh Tekam are doing rounds on social media.
In one of the videos, he can be heard talking about drinking alcohol. The road accidents don’t take place where the road is bad but happens where the road is good, another video of Congress leader shows.
Ever since the videos have gone viral on social media, it has created discussions on social media on the credibility of Tekam as an education minister od Congress-ruled state.
Hitting out, BJP MLA Ajay Chandrakar said Bhupesh Baghel government and party are full of cartoons. None of them have understanding of subjects. This is not a functioning government but a puppet show being controlled by a family.
Tekam’s statements on liquor comes soon after state BJP MLA Krishnamurti Bandhi had recently suggested that bhang and cannabis’ be encouraged as alternatives to liquor, claiming persons hooked on these substances hardly commit offences like rape, murder and dacoity.
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