After India’s apex court announced a ban on liquor sales along the country’s national highways, vendors, restaurateurs and citizens are outraged.
The move aimed at reducing drunk driving incidents will likely result in the loss of a million jobs as well as make significant dents in the food and beverage industry.
Ishan Grover, a resident of Gurgaon in the National Capital Region, among the worst-hit areas, has started a petition titled ‘Save Restaurants Bars And Hotels’ on Change.org.
The petition requires 7,500 signatures for it to be heard by the president of India. It had earned over 6,150 signs at the time of writing. Read more…