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Expected alcohol ban in Kerala threatens local economy

Alcohol abuse is said to be the cause of two-thirds of all crimes in the Indian state of Kerala - and plans to ban the sale and consumption of alcohol there are being reviewed by India's supreme court.

However, while alcohol abuse is widespread, the state's economy also depends heavily on both the liquor industry and tourism - leaving many concerned about the future of the local economy.

Yogita Limaye reports from Kerala for India Business Report.

  • 26 Sep 2014