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Anna Hazare to go on hunger strike against govt’s decision to sale of wine in supermarkets

Anna Hazare to go on hunger strike against govt's decision to sale of wine in supermarkets.

Anna Hazare to go on hunger strike against govt’s decision to sell of wine in supermarkets

Anna Hazare, a social activist, wrote a ‘reminder’ letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday, saying he will go on an indefinite hunger strike in protest of the state government which decided and gave the approval to allow the sale of wine in supermarkets and walk-in shops.

Hazare stated that he sent the first letter opposing the wine policy to the CM on February 3, but received no response. Also Read | Karnataka plans to allow sale of wine in supermarkets, give grape farmers a leg-up
‘I am sending a reminder letter because the state government has not responded.’ Recently, the state government decided to allow the sale of wine in supermarkets and grocery stores. The decision is unfavorable to the state and will endanger future generations.

‘To fight this decision, I chose to go on a hunger strike. I had sent a letter regarding the same to Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister (Ajit Pawar), but no reaction has been received,’ Hazare stated.

The social activist further stated that agitation against the wine sale decision will be conducted in Maharashtra at the same time. Also Read | How politicians are enriching themselves by misusing sugar mills and huge lands