Balrampur. Chhattisgarh School Education Minister Premsai Singh Tekam has courted controversy by reciting strains from Harivansh Rai Bachchan’s legendary e-book ‘Madhushala’ throughout a drug rehab program, and saying that alcohol unites people however have to be consumed in a managed manner.
A one-minute video of Tekam’s speech in the course of the present, organized by the police below his “Nasha Mukti Abhiyan” and attended by schoolchildren in Wadrafnagar, went viral on social media on Thursday.
“Harivansh Rai Bachchan ji had written ‘mandir masjid jhagda karate, lekin ek karati madhushala’. But there needs to be management (in alcohol consumption). You ought to have management by yourself,” the minister mentioned in his speech.
“I attended a meeting where one section opposed alcohol consumption citing its harmful effects, while another section favored it citing its benefits. Alcohol unites everyone. We also use it sometimes during celebrations and elections,” Tekam mentioned.
He went on to elucidate that “daaru (liquor) stands for ‘D’, which additionally stands for dilution with water in addition to period, since all of those shouldn’t be consumed on the similar time.
He knowledgeable the meeting of the dangerous results of alcohol and mentioned that one shouldn’t change into dependent.
#LOOK: |: Chhattisgarh Min Premsai Singh Tekam mentioned throughout drug rehab marketing campaign: “There should be self-control. I once went to a meeting where they spoke for and against alcohol. One side talked about its benefits. Alcohol should be diluted, there should be a duration (to consume it)” (31.8) pic.twitter.com/FE8HJd3ktD— ANI MP/CG/Rajasthan (@ANI_MP_CG_RJ) September 1, 2022
Post this system right here On Tuesday, the opposition Bharatiya Janata occasion mentioned there was no scarcity of “cartoons” within the state Congress authorities led by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel.
Strikingly, BJP MP Ajay Chandrakar mentioned: “Bhupesh Baghel ji’s authorities and occasion are filled with caricatures. None of them perceive the themes. This is just not a functioning authorities however a puppet present managed by Delhi (referring to Congress High Command).
His statements on alcohol come shortly after BJP MP Krishnamurti Bandhi lately recommended that “bhang and cannabis” needs to be promoted as alternate options to alcohol, saying people addicted to those substances don’t commit hardly any offenses like rape, homicide and dacoity.