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EDUCATIONISTS ANGRY AFTER MINIMUM DISTANCE BETWEEN SCHOOLS AND BARS IS REDUCED TO 50 METRES FROM THE CURRENT 75 METERS

wine-6Educationists are angry after minimum distance between schools and bars is reduced to 50 meters from the current 75 meters. The Maharashtra State Excise Department has once again proved that bureaucrats are not in touch with reality. Accepting a request made by bar owners, the department has decided to reduce the distance limit between bars and educational institutions or religious shrines from 75 meters to 50 meters, without considering the effect it will have on young minds. The rule will come into force later this month. Considering this, the state excise ministry stated that they are just waiting for the official letter. Predictably, educationists are not too happy with the move. They opine that the distance limit should have been increased, not reduced. The new limit of 50 meters might spoil college students and turn them into anti-social elements, some professors opined. And here are few facts that you did not know:

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