HC Seeks J and K Government View on Enforcing Prohibition

Published: 30th September 2015 03:44 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th September 2015 03:44 AM   |  A+A-

 SRINAGAR:The Jammu & Kashmir High Court on Tuesday sought the government’s view on banning liquor in the state. Admitting a public interest litigation petition filed by a religious organisation, Karwan-e-Islami, a Division Bench headed by Chief Justice N Paul Vasanthakumar asked the state government to file its response by October 6. The High Court also directed the government to spell out the steps it had taken for the closure of liquor shops along the highways and near hospitals, educational institutes and religious places across the state. 

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