prohibition in bihar

Those who choose to be ignorant must be informed that since 2011, much before the present law came into force, the Bihar government has been marking November 26 as “Prohibition Day” and creating awareness about the ill effects of alcohol. Women self-help groups, Jeevika, were rewarded for their efforts to make villages alcohol-free in 2013, 2014 and 2015.(AP)

While implementing prohibition in Bihar, there will be no half measures, writes Nitish Kumar

By Nitish Kumar
PUBLISHED ON JUL 31, 2018 12:55 PM IST
We have always emphasised that a combination of a fair implementation of law coupled with a people-inspired campaign is a way to go. We have relentlessly encouraged the self-help groups and public representatives to demonstrate ‘social leadership’ and strengthen the hands of the state in the continued implementation of prohibition
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