Will move SC against Tamil Nadu govt’s appeal to open state-owned liquor shops: Kamal Haasan
Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Saturday criticised the Tamil Nadu government for approaching the Supreme Court and challenging a Madras High Court order for closure of state-run liquor outlets on grounds of violations of Covid-19 guidelines. It also sought the reopening of state-owned liquor shops – TASMAC.
The Madras High Court had on Friday ordered the closure of liquor outlets noting that there were huge crowds and no social distancing was being maintained by tipplers.
It, however, allowed doorstep delivery of booze through online mode.
Taking to social media, Kamal Haasan tweeted: “The government wants to gamble pledging wedlock of women who are married to alcoholics and life of those who don’t drink.”
Kamal Haasan also said that his party Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) will also move the top court on a petition against the state’s appeal to open TASMAC.
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