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‘YSRCP committed to anti-liquor stance’, says Amarnath

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Visakhapatnam


YSRCP district president Gudivada Amarnath said that the party is committed to its anti-liquor stance and will support agitations by women against liquor.

Speaking at a press conference, he said that ‘women leaders of the party would go the people and take up agitations in a big way. The party has made it clear its stand that liquor will be banned in a phased manner and a resolution was passed at the plenary. He said apart from it, the party passed eight resolutions including of land scandals in the district and Railway Zone. They included Rs.2,500 a ton for sugarcane to help improve condition of three sugar factories, finding a solution to the Simhachalam lands issue, cancellation of GO No.97 on bauxite mining kept in abeyance, declaring health emergency to ensure better medicare care for Tribals and bring Polavaram water to cater the domestic and industrial needs.

Amarnath further said that if 75% liquor traders belonged to YSRCP as alleged by TDP leaders, what prevented the government in stopping the trade, he questioned.