Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar asserted that there is no question of “diluting” after advertisements of excise department appeared seeking public opinion on it. Kumar said there was no question of going back on prohibition of the liquor. “Prohibition has been enforced and will continue with all strength,” he said. His remarks came in the wake of excise department’s advertisment in newspapers seeking opinion of the public, particularly that of critics of the new Prohibition and Excise Act, 2016 notified on October 2. Kumar said the government has invited suggestions till November 12 to get sense of understanding on public reaction on this topic. Even in feedback people has sent emails to excise department to continue the ban on liquor in state. Also many people have sent email about they have benefitted by this ban.
Few people has requested to remove the ban on liquor or allow the sale of liquor in hotels only. or liquor laws should be ammended.