In a rather bizarre statement, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has said drinking juice in the dark is the same as drinking alcohol.
“Such big positive change has come in, why ruin it for a peg or two? Turn off the lights and drink juice, you will feel it’s the same,” the Bihar CM said.
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Earlier this year, Kumar banned alcohol in the Indian state and by the looks of it he derived immense satisfaction from it. “The happiness and satisfaction that I achieved from banning alcohol was something I never achieved before,” CM Kumar said.
Needless to say, Twitter made much of his statement.
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Someone has been feeding him really bad juice or really bad alcohol. https://t.co/s2hlJzQ59L— DharmaVirodhi Aditya (@almostinfamous) September 13, 2016
What juice he is talking about, which has to be taken after turning off lights? https://t.co/BLis9XAdQA— हम भारत के लोग (@India_Policy) September 13, 2016
Similarly Bihar govt. can also think that all alcohol in the state is juice itself 😂 https://t.co/g9gBWKsQEt— कुमार आदित्य (@AdiScribes) September 13, 2016
Something like your happy secular land of Bihar no? Alcohol ban good beef ban badhttps://t.co/zNWVUzvbqs— mAndhata (@Mamdhata) September 13, 2016
Calling all teetotallers -want to feel the kick of alcohol in your fruit juice,come to Bihar https://t.co/6okpNuHiJN— Nidhi Bahuguna 𑆤𑆴𑆣𑆴🇮🇳 (@vinirish) September 14, 2016
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's formula to convert juice to alcohol:Turn Lights Off— Suresh Nair 🐦🇮🇳❎ (@snsuresh) September 14, 2016
To get a kick, ask someone to kick u after turning lights off!
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