Lok Suraj Chopper in Sakti, CM warns Bootleggers

Bootleggers will be jailed : Dr Raman Singh : Chief Minister warns illicit liqour suppliers

Dr Singh called SHO on stage and took information about ban on illicit liqour supply

Raipur, 11 May 2017 - Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh has once again warned bootleggers of strict legal action. He said- State Government has shut down liqour shops in villagers with population of 2500-3000. Anyone found indulged in illicit supply of liqour will be arrested and jailed. Their vehicle will also be seized. No bail will be granted on their arrest. Chief Minister was addressing the public at resdressal camp organized at village Amaldih of Janjgir-Champa district, under Lok Suraaj Abhiyan, today afternoon. Dr Singh called Station House Officer (SHO) on stage and asked him to inform people about the action that will be taken against bootleggers. Dr Singh praised and applauded the SHO for informing about the effective and commendable action to be taken in the direction.

Dr Raman Singh informed people that State Government has made it compulsory for all the patwaris to be present in gram panchayat buildings of their headquarters on every Mondays and Tuesdays, so as to redress the revenue-related problrems of farmers and villagers. Dr Singh said that under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, women of nearly one lakh 90 thousand BPL households will be provided domestic LPG connection in Janjgir-Champa district. 27 thousand of these connections will be distributed in Sakti block. In the camp, Chief Minister gave away LPG connections to 120 women under this scheme, along with warm wishes. Dr Singh announced upgrading of primary ashram school of village Amaldiha into middle ashram school, in the camp. He announched sanction of amount from District Mineral Trust Fund for construction of building of this building. He also announced increase in number of seats in school from 70 to 100. He directed officials to issue orders in the context by evening. Chief Minister announced sanction of amount from DMF for five tankers in order to facilitate drinking water supply in Amaldiha.

Dr Raman Singh was glad to know that the police and excise officers are taking strict action against bootleggars of this village under Sakti police station jurisdiction. Dr Singh called the SHO Mr. Kanhaiya Lal Yadav on state and directed him to inform people about the action that would be taken against bootleggars. Kanhaiyalal Yadav informed people on the mic that Sakti police station jurisdiction in under strict survellience. In the month of April, 158 cases against bootlegging were registered and 163 bootleggers were nabbed. In the current month of May, till date 14 cases have been registered under which 17 bootleggers have been arrested. As a result, ban on illicit supply of liqour is being effectively imposed. Dr Singh gave instructions to Revenue, Tribal Caste and School Education Department officials to make arrangements for issuance of caste, domicile and income certificates in school itself. He directed the officials concerned to ensure electricity supply in remaining majra-tolas within one month.

In the redressal camp, MP Mrs. Kamla Devi Patle, MLA Dr Khilawan Sahu, Chairman Rajya Antyavsayi Sahkari Vikas Nigar Mr. Nirmal Sinha, Chief Secretary to State Government Mr. Vivek Dhand, Commerce and Industry and Mineral Resource Department Secretary Mr. Subodh Kumar Singh, and other senior officials and panchayat representatives of the district were also present.