In pics: Sonepat women throw liquor bottles on road, beat up drunk men

Updated on Mar 27, 2017 07:33 AM IST

A group of women at Gamri village under Sonepat district’s Gohana subdivision attacked the local liquor vend demanding it be shifted out of the village.

Two women protesting against liquor shop in the village beat up a drunk man in Sonepat on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Two women protesting against liquor shop in the village beat up a drunk man in Sonepat on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Hindustan Times, Rohtak | ByHT Correspondent

A group of women at Gamri village under Sonepat district’s Gohana subdivision attacked the local liquor vend demanding it be shifted out of the village.

The protesting women throw liquor bottles on roads demanding shifting of a liquor shop from the village. (HT Photo)
The protesting women throw liquor bottles on roads demanding shifting of a liquor shop from the village. (HT Photo)

They were angered over the men in their families coming home drunk every day and spending their entire income on alcohol.

The protesting women throw liquor bottles on roads demanding shifting of a liquor shop from the village. (HT Photo)
The protesting women throw liquor bottles on roads demanding shifting of a liquor shop from the village. (HT Photo)

The women reached the liquor vend and started throwing the boxes containing country-made liquor out on road, and set these ablaze. They also roughed up some drunk men who tried to steal liquor bottles which they had thrown on roads to burn.

Watch | Sonepat village women strike at liquor vend

The women, who also blocked the village road for several hours, were pacified after an assurance of state backward class panel chairman Ram Chander Jangra. (HT Photo)
The women, who also blocked the village road for several hours, were pacified after an assurance of state backward class panel chairman Ram Chander Jangra. (HT Photo)
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