VHP to hold conference demanding liquor ban

Demanding total prohibition and removal of liquor shops in the state, the Vishwa Hindu on Monday said it would hold a conference at Hosur on January 25 2015.

PTI| Last Updated: Dec 15, 2014, 15:01 PM IST

Rameswaram: Demanding total prohibition and removal of liquor shops in the state, the Vishwa Hindu on Monday said it would hold a conference at Hosur on January 25 2015.

Speaking to reporters, senior VHP leader S Vedantham and Tamil Nadu unit leader RS Narayanasamy expressed concern over liquor menace ruining many families in Tamil  Nadu and said an increasing number of youngsters, including school and college going school students, are becoming addicted to alcohol.

They claimed more than one lakh people would participate in the conference.

The VHP leaders demanded that government fill up posts of Joint Commissioner and other officials of various temples, which had been lying vacant for long.

They charged successive governments with not taking any action in this regard.