Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand spurious liquor went killed nearly 61 people from drinking. There were 46 deaths in Saharanpur, then in Haridwar, Roorkee. After the incident, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi expressed her grief over the incident and targeted the government of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Priyanka said, "The condemnation of this horrifying incident is low. Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh's government operate such a large amount of illegal liquor, it can not be imagined.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said, "I am shocked and very sad to know that more than 100 people have died in Uttarakhand and Saharanpur, Kushinagar and many villages in Uttar Pradesh, with poisonous liquor and the continuation of the death toll continues." He said, "I hope that strict action will be taken against the culprits by BJP governments and appropriate compensation and provision of government jobs will be made for the families of the deceased."
They expressed condolences to the family of the deceased. In this case 30 people have been arrested in Saharanpur and 25 FIRs have been registered. More than 400 liters of illegal liquor has also been seized. The SSP told that a young man named Pintu from the village bought this liquor and distributed it in the village. The administration has announced compensation of Rs. 2 lakh to the families of the deceased and Rs. 50 thousand for seriously ill people.
Initial investigations revealed that it has come from the jarli liquor of Bihar and Uttarakhand. It has been found that this liquor was brought to Kushinagar from Gopalganj in Bihar. According to the police, this liquor was delivered to Saharanpur from Roorkee in Uttarakhand.