The Nat community in the state claims that the move is paying off and is acting as a deterrent as more and more of its members are getting dissuaded from consuming liquor
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Quite apart from challenges with implementation there are worries related to return of licence raj. Kumar will face a shortfall in revenue, hitting many of his social sector schemes while bootlegging will increase, liquor mafias will distribute spurious liquor and a complicit police will pocket some extra cash.
Veteran Gandhian Anna Hazare on Wednesday reiterated his demand for "total prohibition" in Maharashtra and urged the government to set up a "gram suraksha dal (village protection force)" to combat problems arising out of alcoholism.
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After battling bipolar disorder, alcoholism, Honey Singh says, 'Want to share the stage with Salman Khan'
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Marriage can cause dramatic reduction in alcohol intake even among people with severe drinking problems, according to a new study.
Kerala is not the first state in India to move towards being a dry state. Gujarat has been a dry state since 1960, Mizoram since 1995 and Manipur since 1991.
A team led by an Indian-origin researcher has reported a threefold surge in the number of male teenagers drinking alcohol in Indian cities, particularly those from poorer households.