Alcohol ban has no effect on consumption

Jamshedpur No Comments on Alcohol ban has no effect on consumption 21

Jamshedpur : Tipplers from Jamshedpur continued their liquor consumption despite the local administration decision to ban liquor sale on Holi. The administration banned the alcohol ban in the city on the occasion of Holi.

However, its led to an increase in sale of liquor. “It is the police who have failed to act against those involved in illegal sale of liquor in the prohibited areas,” said a social worker.

Groups of youngsters pooled in money and bought several quarter bottles of brands in advance and began selling them at a premium at strategic locations. Many ‘outlets’ came up overnight in the lanes and bylanes. Bootleggers catering to high-end clients, too, did brisk business, said sources.

Related Articles

Back to Top

Copyright © 2013 The Avenue Mail. All Rights Reserved. Online edition of The Avenue Mail published by Vimal Agarwal. Editor: Vimal Agrawal. Telephone: +91 657 2442826.
%d bloggers like this: