Gujarat & north-eastern States

Dry only in name

Print edition : May 01, 2015

A roadroller being used to crush bottles of seized liquor at Sanathal village near Ahmedabad on January 29, 2011. Photo: PTI

Preparing local liquor in Sekmai area on the outskirts of Imphal, a file picture. In Manipur, sale and consumption of liquor has been prohibited since 1991. Scheduled Tribe and Scheduled Caste communities are given exemption to brew liquor for ritual purposes. Photo: Ritu Raj Konwar

Prohibition has been the policy of Gujarat from the inception of the State, but that has not prevented the flow of liquor there.
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