ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Separatist Movement in Andhra Pradesh

brutality is brought out by prohibition cases. During the days of prohibition, the villager who smelled even faintly of liquor was beaten up by the police. People were dragged out of their homes in the dead of the night and examined for liquor odour in their mouths. On festival days, whenever the villager had a drink, he had to retire for the night to the hills or the orchards, to escape police raids.

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