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

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ANDHRA PRADESH-Police Firing in Yadiki

on a shop-by-shop basis and to prohibit the contractors from operating depots for bottling arrack. Consistent with this policy auctions were held. Hurt by the government's move, the liquor contractors boycotted the auctions and in some parts of the state there were no takers for shops. The contractors hit back in other ways also; for, before a decision could be taken about how the situation created by the boycott could be solved. the government fell. The successor government acted predictably and reversed the decisions taken by the earlier government. A direct and immediate result was that the contractors got hack the precious right to run their depots.

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