Friday, 8 December 2017

Kerala to Raise Minimum Liquor Drinking Age from 21 to 23


The Kerala government lead by the Left Democratic Front (LDF) has decided to raise the legal drinking age from 21 to 23 years. The State Cabinet in a meeting decided to introduce a new ordinance raising the minimum age for liquor consumption from 21 to 23.

The Ordinance will amend the Abkari Act. The previous UDF regime had adopted a policy in favour of prohibition by shutting down bars and closing doors on state-run liquor vending outlets.

Static/Current Takeaways Important for RBI Assistant Mains 2017 Exam-
  • Kerala CM- Pinarayi Vijayan, Governor- P. Sathasivam.
Source- DD News

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