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Consumption of spurious liquor causes death of twelve people



Spurious liquor, Hooch tragedy, Poisonous alcohol, Barabanki, Ramnagar, Saharanpur, Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh, Regional news, Crime news

Lucknow: Another hooch tragedy took place in Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki district where twelve people of different villages died after consuming poisonous alcohol. According to sources twelve people died out of which four were from same family. This toll can increase further.

As per speculations, ten people died on Monday night out of which four were from same family. People were unaware about this incident until it was not revealed by Lekhpal, Sadar Badel, on Tuesday.

He told to media persons that eight persons died after consuming spurious liquor in Ramnagar police station area of Barabanki, some 40 km from state capital Lucknow.


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This incident reminded us of hooch tragedy which took place recently in February at Saharanpur and Kushinagar districts, where 116 people were found dead.

According to sources, three people were admitted to local Hospital in critical condition. But soon after their admission one of them died. This toll is likely to rise further in coming time period.

As per our knowledge, victims were from different villages under Ramnagar police station area of Barabanki. According to information provided by local sources, villagers bought country made liquor from a shop whose owner’s name is Danvir Singh. He is from Raniganj area.


After consuming spurious liquor at-least twelve people lost lives in Barabanki:


Just after consuming Alcohol, they complained about Cholera-like symptoms and also stomachache. Suffers straightaway rushed to Community Health Centre (CHC) so that patients could be referred to district hospital. But before that, four people died during treatment.

As our Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath came to know about hooch tragedy, he issued instructions to DM Barabanki, Udaibhan Tripathi to provide proper medical attention to victims. He directed Principal Secretary Excise, to carry out high-level probe so that Culprit could be booked.


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At same time, UP excise minister Jai Pratap Singh suspend Brabanki District Excise Officer Shiv Narayan Dubey, excise inspector Ram Teerath Maurya, three head constables and five constables of excise department were positioned in circle.

After taking action against district police officials, UP DGP OP Singh suspended Ramnagar circle officer Pawan Gautam and Ramnagar inspector Rajesh Kumar for being careless in checking sale of spurious liquor in area.

Four people who died belonged to one family. Three of them – Ramesh Kumar, 35, Sonu, 25 and Mukesh, 28 – were siblings. Fourth one was their father who also died after consuming liquor with sons. “There is no one left in the family to take the mortal remains of deceased for cremation,” said deceased Ramesh’s wife Ramawati.



Ayodhya LIVE: SC orders allotment of alternative land to Muslims for mosque




The Supreme Court on Saturday pronounced its verdict in the politically sensitive case of Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya. The five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, includes Justices SA Bobde, DY Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer.

The Ayodhya dispute, India’s longest-running historical, political and socio-religious debate, culminated on Saturday when the country’s Supreme Court ruled on the title suit of the 2.77 acre land in this Uttar Pradesh town that is claimed both by Hindus and Muslims.

There was unprecedented security in Uttar Pradesh as well as other parts of India with Prime Minister Narendra Modi stating that the judgement would not be anyone’s ‘victory or defeat’ but ‘would give strength to India’s tradition of peace, unity and amity’.

Here are highlights from the verdict:

* Sharp at 10.30 am, the 5-judge bench assembled to read out the verdict.

* The bench dismissed the appeal of the Shia Waqf Board, pronouncing an unanimous verdict in the case. Shia Waqf board’s claim was over the disputed structure. Court says the land is held by the government, according to revenue records.

* SC said the disputed land was government land in revenue records.

* SC referred to the content of the lawsuit of devotee Gopal Singh Visharad — the first to approach court in 1950 — seeking right to worship at the site.

* Top court held that Nirmohi Akhara’s suit is barred by limitation, not a shebait or devotee of deity Ram Lalla.

* SC lent credence to the archeological evidence on the disputed site.

* SC said that terming the archeological evidence as merely an opinion would be a great disservice to the Archeological Society of India.

* The Apex court said the Babri mosque was not built on vacant land. The underlying structure was not an Islamic structure.

* Court said the fact that there lied a temple beneath the destroyed structure has been established by the ASI.

* ASI had not established whether temple was demolished to build the mosque.

* Hindus consider this place as birthplace of lord Ram, even Muslims say this about disputed place: SC

* Faith of Hindus that Lord Rama was born at demolished structure is undisputed: SC

* The existence of Sita Rasoi, Ram Chabutra and Bhandar grih are the testimony of the religious fact of the place: SC

* Title cannot be established on ground of faith, belief; they are kind of indicator for deciding dispute: SC

* Evidence suggests Hindus were in possession of outer court yard, says SC

* Extensive nature of Hindus worshipping at outer courtyard at site has been there: SC

* Evidence suggest Muslims offered Friday prayers at mosque which indicates they have not lost possession: SC

* Despite obstruction caused in offering prayers at mosque, evidence suggest that there was no abandonment: SC

* Iron railing was set up at site in 1856-1857, it suggests Hindus kept worshipping at the site: SC

* Muslims have not adduced evidence they were in exclusive possession of dispute site: SC

* Muslims were not in possession of outer courtyard of the site: SC

* UP Sunni Central Waqf Board has failed to establish its case in Ayodhya dispute: SC

* On the contrary, Hindus established their case that they were in possession of outer courtyard: SC

* SC directs allotment of alternative land — of 5 acres — to Muslims to build new mosque.

* Damage to Babri mosque was violation of law: SC

* SC asks Centre to frame scheme within 3 months and set up a trust for construction of a temple.

* SC dismisses plea of Nirmohi Akhara seeking control of entire disputed land.

* Possession of disputed 2.77 acre land will remain with central government receiver for the temple: SC

* Centre, UP govt can monitor together future actions by authorities: SC

* SC grants entire 2.77 acre of disputed land in Ayodhya to deity Ram Lalla.

* SC directs Centre and UP govt to allot 5 acre land to the Muslims at a prominent place for building mosque.

* SC asks Centre to consider granting some kind of representation to Nirmohi Akhara in setting up of trust.

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