Keonjhar October 12 (Odisha.in) Hundreds of women of Basantapur under Pandapada police station protested the sale of country made liquor in their village and gherao local member of legislative assembly.
Basantapur is about 20 kilometers from here. The ladies under the leadership of lady sarapanch Prabina Dandapat damaged the liquor shop, drained the liquor on road and block the Naranpur-Brahmanipal road Thursday.
They did not will allow any vehicle to play and also obstructed Champua MLA Dhanurjaya Sidhu‘s vehicle.
“The shop was situated only 200 meters from the Basantpur School and 4 people have died in the past consuming spurious liquor. The women also have brought this to the notice of the collector but did not get justice” Dandapat told Odisha.in.
We are worried because male members of the families are spending there earnings on liquor and making disturbances in the family. We had no other way but to damage the shop to lead a peaceful life, she said.