The CM’s proposal comes exactly a year after neighbouring Mizoram lifted its ban on sale of liquor in July 2014.
‘Students are wasting their youth and the state has a duty to protect them,’ said Kapil Sibal.
Beer and wine parlours were allowed in the closed 418 bars to address the loss of jobs and cushion.
Nearly 10,000 workers employed with these bars, restaurants and liquor shops will be jobless come next week.
Chandy said that the matter was discussed for about five months.
A Hindu organisation claimed that the ‘impractical decision’ stemmed from the rivalry within the Congress.
The other day, Congress state vice-president M M Hassan had blasted Sudheeran openly in media.
To discourage liquor consumption,Kerala HC asked government to prohibit its consumption…