The Government of Madhya Pradesh on 8 January 2014 decided to roll back the cabinet decision to sell Indian Made Foreign Liquor at Country Liquor outlets. The decision was rolled back within 48 hours of the decision after a two-day-long state executive meeting of BJP.
The Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan has decided that the Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) will not be sold from the country-made liquor shops. The decision has been taken to prevent the sale of spurious liquor.
Earlier, the Cabinet on 6 January 2014 decided that liquor licences could be applying for IMFL licences in settlements with the populations of more than 5000. It was mandatory, that any IMFL vend does not exist in a radius of 10 kilometer.
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