Indian women looking at fizzy drinks in a supermarket
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India introduces 'healthy tax' on fizzy drinks

In India's recent national budget, one surprise move was an extra tax on carbonated sugary drinks.

It was billed as less about making money and more about trying to reduce consumption, in turn cutting health issues like diabetes and obesity.

But these drinks are big business, so will this so-called "healthy tax" have the desired affect?

The BBC's Yogita Limaye reports from Mumbai.

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  • 28 Jul 2014
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