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Kerala govt to raise age limit for alcohol consumption

ANI  |  Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India] 

The Cabinet has propagated an ordinance to make amendments in the Abkari Act to raise the age limit for consumption of alcohol from 21 to 23 years.

Yesterday, the ordinance was chaired by Chief Minister in Thiruvananthapuram.

Earlier, the previous United Democratic Front (UDF) regime had adopted a pro-prohibitionist policy by shutting down bars and closing state-run vending outlets to reduce the availability of legal

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First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 16:40 IST
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