After a strict lockdown was imposed in Maharashtra amid rising COVID-19 cases on April 5, Nagpur District Collector Ravindra Thakare banned the sale of liquor ? over the counter, online and home delivery ? until further orders.
Thakare banned the sale of the same from 8 pm on Monday, April 5. No restaurant, bar, wine shops would be permitted to sell liquor in the district.
Rajeev Jaiswal, President of Nagpur District Permit Rooms (Bars) Association, told Nation Next, Government had assured us that there wouldn’t be a complete closure of business. Suddenly, we wake up to this. People are unfortunately finding it difficult to cope. Sadly, some alcohol addicts, who aren’t able to consume alcohol resort to domestic violence, consume sanitisers.
He added, Also, the menace of fake, duplicate liquor in the market increases and people buy that alcohol in desperation. I have written a letter to the Principal Secretary to lift the ban vis-à-vis the same.
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Rotary Club of Nagpur Vision organises kidathon, 4000 children participate
Rotary club of Nagpur Vision organized a marathon for children on January 22, 2023 called as RCNV KIDATHON. The venue was WCL ground, Civil Lines where approximately 4000 children between the age group pf 7-15 years participated.
They were divided into three groups of three km, four km and five km according to the age. Children of age seven to 10 participated in three km, 11-13 in four km and 14 – 15 in five km marathon. The motto behind this marathon was to encourage and educate children about out door activities and importance of exercise.
Fund raised by this event was donated to Gram Heeth for the benefit of farmers. The event was flagged-off by the hands of the Chief Guests, NMC Commissioner Radhakrishnan B and Dr Amit Samarth at half past six in the morning.
Different routes were planned for the children under the strict security of RCNV volunteers and police. Once the children finished the marathon they were handed goodie bags, certificates and medals.
The sponsors for this mega event were Mauli group, Parekh brothers, Ajinkya tutorials, Oak & Chisel, Xenicon Healthcare, Gaysons, Dinshaws, Treat ice cream, Bharatvarsh farms, Diamond chips, Icad Adventures and you, Sunder biscuits, Kamal Chabrani. Medical partner for the event was Seven Star Hospital.
The mega event took place under the guidance and supervision of RCNV President Dr Shivani Sule, Treasurer Rtn Ritesh Amidwar, Chairperson and huge number of volunteers from the club.