Village bans drinking, sale of liquor in Kodangal

Village bans drinking, sale of liquor in Kodangal
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The residents of Angadi Raichur village of Kodangal constituency on Saturday conducted a grama sabha in the presence of village Sarpanch Govind Goud and Kodangal mandal Sub Inspector Sekhar Goud and took a pledge to completely prohibit alcohol in their village.

Kodangal: The residents of Angadi Raichur village of Kodangal constituency on Saturday conducted a grama sabha in the presence of village Sarpanch Govind Goud and Kodangal mandal Sub Inspector Sekhar Goud and took a pledge to completely prohibit alcohol in their village.

As part of this, they passed a resolution during the grama sabha that they would not allow any kind of belt shops to be opened in the village. While speaking on the occasion, village Sarpanch Govind Goud said that during the past few years many families in the village were ruined completely because of addiction to alcohol.

"Not just elderly, but even children and youth have become addicted to the alcohol and ruined their careers and in many families the family heads have died due to alcohol. In view of this, we have all decided to pass a resolution that never ever we will allow opening of belt shops or selling of alcohol in our village," observed the village Sarpanch.

The Kodangal sub inspector welcomed the resolution passed by the villagers to completely prohibit the alcohol. He urged the youth to support towards this novel cause and asked them to shun alcoholism and focus towards their better careers ahead. "It is big concerns today that even the young students; youth are getting addicted to alcohol.

From my side I assure you all full support and do my best to take stern action against those who sell alcohol in the village. It is also a high time that the villagers come forward to contribute themselves to install CCTV cameras in the village to monitor and keep a tab on the anti-social elements," said Sekhar Goud, SI Kodangal.

As part his contribution to set up CCTV cameras, the SI donated Rs 1,000 towards the village account and urged others also to contribute whatever they could so as to install CCTV cameras in the village.

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