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HARYANA-Village Women vs Liquor Contractor

is the matter with you'?" "What else can you expect, sister, as long as this liquor shop remains in our village. My husband has started drinking a tot, there is no food in the house; when I protest he beats me up. So how can you expect me to look any better, sister?" THIS was the gist of the song that over two dozen women of Ferozepur Bangar and neighbouring villages, located in Kharkauda block of Sonepat district in Haryana, were singing when this writer went there early in the morning on November 10. Several other women, shouting aniti-iiquor slogans and singing similar songs, joined them later.

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