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Alcohol ban causes controversy in India

|By Mari Marcel Thekaekara| New Internationalist| A week ago, the Kerala High Court upheld a government decision to ban alcohol in most parts of the state. Keralites who proudly advertise their state as ‘God’s own country’ are bitterly divided on this issue. Kerala women, however, feel paradise was lost long ago – their men account for the country’s highest per-capita ...

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Alcohol ban in Indian States: Prohibition ke Side Effects

|By Narendra Kaushik| New Delhi: With Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy denying renewal of licenses to 418 bars, promising to shut another 294 bars by next year and setting a target of ushering total prohibition and alcohol ban in Kerala by October 2023, another Indian state is going to challenge Bacchus. The Roman god of wine and intoxication, who was ...

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