Aam Aadmi Party National Joint General Secretary Isudan Gadhvi has asked Gujarat Home Minister to resign following the Lattha incident in dry Gujarat. Gadhvi took on Twitter and questioned the person responsible for the deaths. In another tweet, he slammed the BJP government in Gujarat for the sale of liquor.
According to Gadhvi, the village heads complained about it at least one month ago about the sale of alcohol in their village. However, the government or the concerned authorities did not take action against it. He also criticised the BJP government for allowing the activities for such activities.
Following the Lattha incident and the death of many people, Isudan Gadhvi asked the Gujarat Home Minister Harsh Sanghavi to resign. Moreover, he has asked for the resignation of CM Bhupendra Patel on moral grounds. He accused the BJP government of not maintaining security in the state and remaining negligent towards the incident.
Meanwhile, other leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party have also expressed their views about the Lattha incident on Twitter. Manoj Sarothiya and Gopal Italia also voiced their concerns on Twitter and questioned the BJP government. Arvind Kejriwal, the AAP Supremo, also said, “The government says that alcohol is banned in Gujarat. Then, how is alcohol available so easily and in such a cheap amount. All these things are alarming and questionable.”
The independent MLA of Gujarat, Jignesh Mevani has also asked Home Minister Harsh Sanghavi to resign in his tweet.
On the other hand, Harsh Sanghavi recently tweeted that a committee of top officials are investigating the Botad incident. He referred to it as a chemical misuse case.’ According to Sanghvi, the committee will soon hand a report to the government.
At least 28 people have died of spurious liquor in Gujarat until now. The police are investigating the case and have arrested many accused from different districts of Gujarat. According to the sources, the sale of country-made liquor is an old affair in Gujarat. However, in this case, the police said that a forensic probe found an additional chemical in the ‘desi daaru.’