Spurious liquor killed more says report

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Data compiled by the National Crime Records Bureau in its report entitled " Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India-2020" shows that more people have died in India due to consumption of spurious liquor than drug overdose.

The data reveals that a total of 931 incidents of consumption of spurious liquor caused 947 deaths in the country during 2020. States where various such deaths were reported include Madhya Pradesh (214) followed by Jharkhand (139 deaths), Punjab (133 deaths), Karnataka (99 deaths) and Chhattisgarh (67 deaths).