May 21, 2017
In two seperate incidents, the angry protestors today ransacked liquor shops, being illegally operated in the city and in Kothagiri in Nilgiris district.
The members of DYFI today assembled at Rathinapuri in the city and brought down a shed, where a wine shop was functioning illegally.
They threw the bottles stored there and broke it on the road, as the shop was ordered to be closed, police said
In another incident in Kykatti near Kothagiri, people in large number, majority of them being women, broke open the shop and threw the liquor bottles on the road, as a means to lodge their protest for running the shop, despite submitting memorandum against it, police said.
Meanwhile, a group of people today took out a procession in Ondipudur seeking immediate closure of a wine shop, which is proving to be dangerous to the residents of the area, particularly women.