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Rayagada tribals fight against liquor


“Liquor-free villages” is an awareness drive launched by Dongria Kondhs of Rayagada district.As per news The practice of consuming alcohol by the tribals has led to a rise in domestic violence,” said Lada Sikoka, president of Niyamgiri Surakhya Samiti, spearheading the campaign.In the foot hills of Niyamgiri hills tribals of 40 villages are being made aware of the ill effects of liquor.The outfit is conducting meetings at weekly markets and villages to put across the message. “Steps will also be taken to ensure that no liquor is prepared at homes or sold at weekly markets. We are getting good support from our community.