Issue Date: Jan 31, 1997
on december 6, 1996, coinciding with a Vidisha bandh call, Subash Yadav, deputy chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, graced the town of Vidisha with his visit. Addressing a gathering at the sslj college, he exploded a bomb: the state government and the entire official machinery had 'sold out' to the 'liquor mafia' - referring, obviously, to the infamous Som distillery and its stranglehold over the state's administration.
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