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AJYCP raids wine shops

Assam Jatiyotabadi Yuva Chattra Parishad in Margherita raided a number of wine shops in the entire sub division on Sunday. They blamed it all on the excise department for allowing mushrooming of illegal wine shops in Margherita.

Talking to Assam Times, AJYCP General Secretary of Margherita said Kanchan Bora  said that more than 50 members of AJYCP activists raided the illegal wine shops and seized foreign liquors worth lakhs of rupees to be handed over  to the excise department.


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