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WB: Mamata to lead rally against illegal liquor
The Chief Minister said massive raids to demolish and dismantle hooch dens were on in West Bengal.
Kolkata: Days after West Bengal's worst hooch tragedy, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will lead a rally from central Kolkata's College Square December 30 to spread social awareness about the perils of consuming illegal liquor.
"I will be there in the rally. I want everybody to participate in this social movement against illegal hooch. I want intellectuals, journalists - everybody to take part," Mamata told media persons here Thursday.
The rally will end at the base of Gandhi statue in the Maidan area.
At least 171 people - mostly masons, labourers and hawkers - perished after consuming spurious liquor at shanties near Sangrampur railway station of South 24 Parganas district December 13-14.
The chief minister said massive raids to demolish and dismantle hooch dens were on through the state.
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