Alcohol will kill Covid-19, open liquor shops: Rajasthan MLA writes to CM

Amid the nationwide lockdown owing to the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic, homeless people and daily wage workers, who migrate to big cities from their home towns in search of jobs, are combating hunger for survival as the fast-spreading disease has now created a panic situation across India.

The situation had gone from bad to worse and during this crisis, celebrities, entrepreneurs, businessmen rose to the occasion by doing their best to help the country combat the pandemic.

There have been 42,533 confirmed coronavirus cases in India on Monday, including 1,373 deaths. So far 11,707 people have recovered from the coronavirus epidemic.

Meanwhile, an MLA in Rajasthan has written to CM Ashok Gehlot demanding the opening of liquor shops in the state.

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The MLA claimed that drinking alcohol will kill the coronavirus epidemic.

In his letter to the Chief Minister, Bharat Singh, MLA from Kota’s Sangod, added that when alcohol-based sanitizers can kill virus then drinking alcohol will also do the same as well.

Singh also echoed that the state government is incurring massive losses due to the closure of liquor shops.

“When coronavirus can be removed by washing hands with alcohol, then drinking alcohol will surely remove virus from the throat,” read the letter.