A state- wide massive ban liquor
agitation is being launched at Raichur from 20th of February 2018 to
May 2018, has been organized at Mahatma Gandhiji stadium Raichur.
Every day nearly 100 women from various villages of Raichur district
come together and protest against liquor ban in entire villages of
Karnataka, holding placards and banners and shooting slogans against
alcohol consumption and demanding government to put complete ban on
alcohol and made a specific demand to political parties to include
prohibition in their manifestos saying “Our vote is for those who
"The effort of creating awareness among people to stay away from
liquor is being held continuously in the district. Many religious
leaders have joined their hands in this protest. The agitation aims
at spreading awareness among rural women to fight liquor addiction
in the society. During the protest political representatives were
called (Congress, BGP, and JDS) and memorandums were submitted to
make Karnataka as NASHA MUKT Karnataka.