New Delhi, Feb 10: Serious political developments and other news is not keeping the Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar worried. Actually the news that girls have started consuming alcohol is making him a worried man these days. An the CM has expressed this in as many words, "I have begun to fear now, because even the girls have started drinking beer. The tolerance limit is being crossed,"said Parrikar.
"I am not talking about everyone. I am not talking about these people who are sitting here," he said addressing the State Youth Parliament, an event organised by the state Legislature Department.
Earlier, talking about the narcotics trade in Goa, he said a crackdown on the drug network in the state has been going on and this will continue till drugs are out of sight.
"I have no belief that it will come down to zero. I personally do not believe that there is much proliferation (of drugs) in colleges," he said.
After he directed the police to take strict action against the drug trade, he said, 170 people were arrested for drug peddling.
News24Bureau with Agencies