The Mizoram Liquor (Control and Prohibition) Act, 2014 was implemented on January 15, 2015

Aizawl: Mizoram governor Kummanam Rajasekharan on Wednesday hinted at re-imposition of liquor prohibition in the state. In his customary gubernatorial address in the state Assembly, Rajasekharan said the Mizoram Liquor (Control and Prohibition) Act, 2014, implemented since January 15, 2015 would be abolished.

In accordance with the Act, wine shops were opened for consumers with liquor card holders since March 16, 2015.

The new government would take all-out efforts to combat drugs, alcoholism, human trafficking, juvenile delinquency and rehabilitation as well as restoration programmes, he said.

Meanwhile, Rajasekharan said maintenance of peaceful atmosphere would be the top priority of the state government to sustain the momentum of growth and development.

Rajasekharan said stringent measures would be taken to protect the state borders and welfare schemes for the development of people residing in those areas would be given due importance.

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