Paswan Hits Out at Ni­tish for Toddy Ban

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

LJP chief and Union min­is­ter Ramvi­las Paswan has said he will sit on a dharna here on Mon­day de­mand­ing roll­back of the de­ci­sion to ban toddy un­der to­tal pro­hi­bi­tion as he lent sup­port to the Pasi com­mu­nity which is up in arms against the move. “Toddy (juice made from palm tree) has been the sole source of liveli­hood for ages for its cul­ti­va­tors and sellers. Ni­tish Kumar govern­ment has tried to muz­zle them by ban­ning toddy un­der to­tal pro­hi­bi­tion in Bi­har,” Paswan told re­porters.—

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