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STRAIGHT FROM THE ASSAEMBLY: All About the liquor business

The day two of the Assam Assembly's Budget session began with a rocause as soon as it began. As the House started its proceedings, Palashbari independent legislator Pranab Kalita wanted to know if the Government can stop the liquor shops. In his reply, excise minister Gautom Roy informed the House that the it is impossible for the Government to stop the liquor shops saying the Government earns a good amount of revenue to the tune of R. 300 crore a year with these business. This has created a fresh controversy in the House. Meanwhile, the main Opposition is ready to bring an adjournment motion at any time citing the Government's failure on all fronts.
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