Domestic violence and starvation are direct result of alcoholism

She stands strong and determined as she addresses women in a village and extols them to fight alcoholism among men. 45-year-old Parvatabai, who till a decade back herself vended liquor in her village Satnoor in Madhya Pradesh, later became an anti-liquor crusader and got a dozen-odd shops in her village shut down. In a chat with TOI at an event in Paradsinga (MP) where she had been called to inspire women who were suffering on account of alcoholism of their men folk, she said that they themselves have to stand up and fight such evils.

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