Actor Thalapathy Vijay, who is also the chairman of "Tamilaga Vetri Kazham" (TVK), has heavily criticised the tamil Nadu government for failing to regulate the sale of tainted liquor in the state after 29 people tragically died in Kallakurichi district after drinking tainted whisky. In a message made public on Thursday, Vijay prayed for the quick recovery of individuals under treatment and offered his sincere condolences to the families of the departed.

According to a government statement, K Kannukutti was detained by the police and had almost 200 litres of illicit whisky taken from him, which included lethal methanol. stalin has directed the Crime Branch-Crime inquiry Department (CB-CID) to conduct a comprehensive inquiry. A government announcement states that superintendent of police Samay Singh meena has been suspended and Kallakurichi district collector sravan KUMAR' target='_blank' title='sravan kumar-Latest Updates, Photos, Videos are a click away, CLICK NOW'>sravan kumar Jatavath has been removed. Nine other police officers have also been suspended; these policemen included members of the Kallakurichi prohibition wing.

Only a year has passed since 22 persons perished in twin hooch disasters in the districts of Chengalpattu and Villupuram. The recently appointed Kallakurichi district collector, MS Prasanth, paid patients getting treatment at the government Medical college Hospital a visit. The new superintendent of police for the district is rajath Chaturvedi. Senior Ministers EV Velu and Ma Subramanian were dispatched by chief minister MK stalin to Kallakurichi, where they met the impacted families.

Governor of tamil Nadu, RN Ravi, also offered his sympathies for the fatalities. "I was very shocked to learn that many lives were lost in Kallakurichi due to consumption of counterfeit spirits," the raj bhavan stated in a statement. In critical condition, many more are struggling for their life. I send my sincere sympathies to the relatives of the deceased and wish the hospitalised patients a quick recovery."

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