Tag: Anti Liquor Movement

Women Against Liquor
Watch Women Ransack Liquor Shop

Tension gripped Phiringia region of Kandhamal district after hundreds of women ransacked a liquor shop in their area.It is alleged that despite repeated complaints, the liquor shop continued to run in the area.

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  • Tuesday, 04 October 2022
Women block NH-53 demanding alcohol ban in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Women leading an anti-liquor movement staged a road blockade on National Highway 53 in Anandapur of Keonjhar district today demanding ban on sale of alcohol in the region. Moreover, the agitating women visited all the shops in the area as a part of their awareness campaign to stop sale of liquor. The protestors have […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Tulasa Bhatra, Odisha's anti-liquor woman crusader

Bhubaneswar: At a time when anti-liquor movement is intensifying throughout the state with women taking law into their own hands to thwart this social evil, Tulasa Bhatra from Nabarangpur is one such crusader who has campaigned vigorously to bring a change and has now become a source of inspiration for thousands of women fighting for […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Op-Ed: Naveen govt can ignore anti-liquor movement at its own peril

One of the major factors behind the landslide victory for Naveen Patnaik and his party in the 2014 elections was the overwhelming support of women. Naveen himself acknowledged as much in his first reaction after the win. Though the exact extent of women’s support for the BJD in that election is not known, estimates put […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021