FJCCI demands ban on manufacturing liquor out of Mahua

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DSC_4788In a meeting with Governor Syed Ahmed today,Federation of Jharkhand Chamber of Commerce and Industry led by Pawan Sharma said that there is a move to turn flowers of Mahua into product used to manufacture distilled beverage-liquor.

Pawan said that MaMadhuca longifolia is found from tropical tree.It is commonly known as Mahua.It is a fast-growing tree that grows to approximately 20 meters in height, possesses evergreen or semi-evergreen foliage,and belongs to the family Sapotaceae.

“Newspaper reports indicate that flowers of Mahua were being used for manufacturing liquor.It should be stopped”,demanded FJCCI.However,Governor Ahmed has not issued any directive to the state government in this regard till now.

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