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Nationwide strike by trade unions in India

07 Sep

It has become an uncommon event. But life went smooth today. There was shop, internet and everything I required. Strikes in kerala are so common that some call them the other holidays . And the surprise is that most people support it. Its a good excuse to exempt oneself from work and with good reason. The Beverages Corporation and Co-operative Society run Liquor shops reap maximum benefits from the people who celebrate the festival of hartal/ strike/ bandh with bottles. Some creative way of spending the unexpected holidays , isn’t it.

And then there was another top news :- the death of drunkards who drank illegal toddy at Kuttipuram, Malappuram district, Kerala. That was funny considering that the majority of population considered it to be Haram. Ok the drunkards were of some other religion.

Kerala is famous for its tea and spices . But people are going after liqour.  But the longest queues are at the Beverage shops. This is a place were Sree Narayana Guru had told people not to make, sell or consume toddy.  There are more respectable jobs aiding the Coconut and Coir industry that all those who climb Coconut trees can do.

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