BJP holds protest against Delhi government’s liquor policy

Delhi BJP workers took to the streets of the national capital protesting against the Delhi government’s new excise policy on liquor.

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New Delhi , July 23: Delhi BJP workers on Saturday took to the streets of the national capital protesting against the Delhi government’s new excise policy.

The protest led by Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta was among those detained by the police.

The party workers also staged a protest outside the residence of Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.

BJP workers, who were protesting outside Sisodia’s residence, breaking barricades put up by Delhi Police. Later, they were detained by the police. Who put them in a bus, and took them away.

The workers in large numbers, carrying placards and party flags, raised slogans against the Delhi government and chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.

The saffron party staged a demonstration against the AAP leader a day after Vinai Kumar Saxena

recommended a CBI inquiry on a recent report by the Chief Secretary established violations of the Delhi Excise Act 2009.

He alleged that Sisodia was providing undue benefits to liquor licensees.

Delhi government introduced excise policy was in November last year. Since then the BJP has been demanding the rollback of policy and alleged that government is promoting liquor in the national capital.

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