Fifteen people died on Tuesday and about 90 remained in hospital, said Debashish Panda, principal home secretary of northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, taking the total death toll since Monday to 28.
The victims from Malihabad, about 25 km (15 miles) from the state capital, Lucknow, became severely ill after consuming the drink on Sunday night, their families said.
The death toll may rise further as most of the victims were in serious condition, said Kausar Usman, a doctor at King George´s Medical University in Lucknow.
Police have arrested two men who they suspect made the brew with methanol, a chemical used in industrial items such as fuel and antifreeze.–Agencies
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The 2018 Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) annual conference is scheduled for April 8 to 11 in Boao, Hainan Province. The forum will be themed "An Open and Innovative Asia for a World of Greater Prosperity."
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