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Police failed to act against illegal sale of liquor in the Kharghar village

Pehchaan Radio club view 
We totally agree with the views and stand taken up by  Ms.Vanita Patil of Kharghar Gram Panchyat Navi Mumbai . It is the police who is failing in discharging their duty. Industry Experts are talking on the basis of popular beliefs about banning of alcohol at village level. It is the women who suffers most as daughter,wife and mother. 
Industry experts have no evidence, they may be referring for those who are dependent  what about who is going to start today because of easy availability even by teenagers.  Interestingly, head line is given by TOI what industry expert says rather than views and concerns shared by  Ms.Patil. 

NAVI MUMBAI: Tipplers from Kharghar continue their liquor consumption despite the local grampanchayat decision to ban liquor sale in villages under its jurisdiction. 

The recently elected Kharghar panchayat reinforced the alcohol ban in the area. Local prohibition, however, has led to an increase in sale of hooch, say alcohol industry experts. 

India's "booziest state"????

The southern Indian state of Kerala, often referred to as God's own country, has the best socio-economic indicators in the country. But its alarming alcohol addiction is earning the state a name for all the wrong reasons as the crime rate there also increases. The god of choice here is Bacchus, the Roman deity of wine. College student Raj Kumar has been in an alcohol rehabilitation clinic for more than two months in the state's capital, Thiruvananthapuram. "I used to fight with my family members every day to feed my addiction," he said. The 22-year-old, who has been drinking for more than seven years, says he'll be lucky if he comes out well. "I used to get up feeling restless. For the last months since I have come here it is OK, but the urge to get back is still very strong." Kerala is one of India's most progressive states in terms of social welfare and quality of life, boasting the highest literacy rates, life expectancy and lowest child mortalit…

'Student of the Year' star likes to stay away from alcohol...

New Delhi: 'Student of the Year' star Sidharth Malhotra, who features on the cover of men's magazine GQ India's February 2014 issue, says alcohol is a stress buster for many but he likes to stay away from it. When asked how the one-film old actor deals with it at Bollywood parties, he said: "By making polite conversation." "Drinking is a stress reliever for a lot of people (but) I just don't like alcohol," GQ India quoted Sidharth. He will next be seen playing a nice boy looking for love in Hasee Toh Phasee which is set to release on February 7. The film also features Parineeti Chopra. Sidharth will also be seen in filmmaker Mohit Suri's upcoming film The Villain where he is playing a "very conf character."