India – Chhattisgarh BJP Politician MLA Krishnamurti Bandhi Says – “Smoke Cannabis As Alernative To Alcohol”

Hunt Daily News India reports

Congress has strongly condemned observation of the BJP MLA.

Raipur (Chhattisgarh):

Chhattisgarh BJP MLA Krishnamurti Bandhi has made a arguable observation relating to alcohol. He has mentioned that as an alternative of alcohol, hemp and hashish will have to be fed on to forestall crimes.

He mentioned that crimes like rape, homicide and dacoity building up with alcohol. But hemp and hashish don’t building up such roughly crimes.

Congress has strongly condemned the observation of the BJP MLA and puzzled how a public consultant can advertise dependancy.

“It is my personal opinion and once I had discussed it in the assembly in the past. I had been told that somewhere alcohol is the reason for rape, murder and quarrel, but I asked (in the House) to tell me whether a person who consumes bhang has ever committed rape, murder and dacoity?… To meet the addiction requirement and ban liquor, a committee has been constituted (in the state),” mentioned Krishnamurti Bandhi whilst speaking to journalists at the sidelines of a programme in Gaurela-Pendra-Marwahi district on Saturday.

“The committee should think about how we can move ahead towards bhang and ganja (cannabis). If people want addiction, then they should be served such stuff which does not result in murder, rape and other offences. It is my personal opinion,” he added.

The sale and intake of hashish are banned underneath the provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, whilst that of bhang, an fit to be eaten aggregate made the usage of leaves of the hashish plant, is allowed underneath the regulation, officers mentioned.

Meanwhile, when requested in regards to the legislator’s statement, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday mentioned dependancy in any shape isn’t excellent. He additionally took a dig on the MLA pronouncing that if he sought after ganja to be legalised within the nation, then he will have to make the call for to the Centre.

Chhattisgarh BJP MLA Krishnamurti Bandhi: “Smoke Cannabis As Alernative To Alcohol”: Chhattisgarh BJP MLA’s Shocker