Financial assistance of Rs. two-two lakh each announced for dependants of the deceased
Directives issued for treatment of people taken ill due to consumption of spurious liquor
Orders issued to suspend, with immediate effect, the District Excise Officer, Gorakhpur and concerned SHO of Police
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mr. Akhilesh Yadav has condoled the loss of lives in an incident of spurious liquor in Gorakhpur district. He also announced a financial assistance of Rs. two-two lakh each to the dependants of the deceased.
Mr. Yadav also instructed officials to ensure prompt and free treatment of those taken ill after consumption of spurious liquor.
Taking a grim view of the incident, the Chief Minister also ordered suspension, with immediate effect, of the District Excise Officer, Gorakhpur and concerned SHO of Police.
The Chief Minister also directed officials to launch an extensive campaign against sale and manufacture of spurious liquor.