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47 Dead, Many Hospitalized After Consuming Spurious Liquor in Tamil Nadu

  • A spurious liquor incident in Kallakurichi, Tamil Nadu, has resulted in 47 deaths and over 110 hospitalizations, with methanol-laced arrack identified as the cause.
  • Four individuals have been arrested, and the-government-has-launched a high-level probe, offering financial compensation to victims' families.
  • The incident has led to significant political backlash, with opposition-parties criticizing the DMK government’s handling of illicit liquor issues.