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Bangalore government likely to ban sale of arrack

In Bangalore, inebriated men by the roadside might soon become a rare sight.  The Karnataka government is contemplating banning the sale of arrack beginning in June 2007. Deputy chief minister B.S. Yediyurappa told reporters: "We are serious about it. We do not want to increase the number of arrack consumers and ruin their families on the pretext of mobilising revenue."

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Posted by Cynthia on January 3, 2007 at 12:26 PM in Arrack, India, Licensing and Legislation | Permalink