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UP Government bans sale, manufacture of pan masala for indefinite period

Amid the Coronavirus lockdown, Uttar Pradesh Government on March 26, 2020, banned the manufacture and sale of pan masala within the state. The ban was imposed on the primary day of lockdown. The resolution of banning the pan masala was taken to forestall the unfold of Coronavirus that has affected the functioning of colleges, schools, hospitals all around the nation.

As the ban is for an indefinite period, Food Security Commissioner Ministhy S issued an order stating, “ manufacturing, sale, and storage of pan masala are being banned in the states till further orders.” The order additionally stated, “spitting pan masala can help in spreading COVID-19.”

The order additionally talked about that there shall be strict actions towards these violating the order. During the announcement of the choice, Food Security Commissioner additionally talked about the ban on gutkha achieved by Uttar Pradesh Government on April 1, 2013.

­­­­Measures Taken by UP Government throughout Coronavirus Pandemic

In the continuing 21 days lockdown all around the nation, the extra chief secretary Avanish Awasthi whereas addressing a press convention at Lok Bhawan in Lucknow stated, “ We will ensure delivery of essential items at the doorstep as promised by UP CM Yogi Adityanath during the lockdown. Community kitchens will also be made operational across the state so that the poor get adequate food to eat.”

UP bans Pan Masala and Kerala bans liquor

Kerala state authorities has suspended the sale of liquor achieved by state-owned Beverage Corporation (Bevco) shops until 14 April and introduced the state beneath whole prohibition. The sale has been suspended because the liquor was not included within the important providers by the middle. Excise minister TP Ramakrishnan gave instructions to Bevco managing director Sparjan Kumar concerning the suspension of liquor. In Kerala, Bevco owns 265 shops and consumerfed manages 26.


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