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A mass movement seeking total prohibition

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A State-wide Padayatra to highlight the ills of liquor consumption, with an appeal to the State government to enforce total prohibition, will be held from December 10 to January 30.

The All India Prohibition Council is promoting the walk to create awareness of the social evils of alcohol consumption and to demand total prohibition. Kumari Anandan, president, Gandhiya Peravai, will lead the walk from Rajaji statue, Parry’s Corner in the city, to Gandhi Mandapam in Kanyakumari. During the more than 700-km walk, volunteers will create awareness among people in villages of the ill-effects of liquor consumption. P. Maruthi, committee member, All India Prohibition Council, said the walk is arranged to mark the birth anniversary of Rajaji and the Sarvodaya movement of Mahatma Gandhi.



The All India Prohibition Council is promoting the walk to create awareness on social evils of alcohol



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