Tipsy Pradesh

By T S Sudhir

How customers are being wooed and encouraged to drink more to ensure Andhra Pradesh remains high. A wealthy liquor retail industry, the Rosaiah government seems to think, is the only way to generate some income. And look at what Chandrababu Naidu, who overturned his father-in-law’s prohibition exercise, thinks is likely to happen … Taps to serve liquor !

(video of my story aired on NDTV 24×7 on Aug 4, 2010)


About t s sudhir & uma sudhir

Uma Sudhir and T S Sudhir are senior journalists, based in Hyderabad. Both work for NDTV. Uma is a Tamilian, who was educated in
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One Response to Tipsy Pradesh

  1. Serenity Stupidity says:

    Hi Tss,

    I think the title of the post(Tipsy) is marvelous.

    “Humor is the art of laughing at, and laughing off, our own miseries”. I had come across this quote, many many years ago, and since then, i like it and keep quoting it further. I think we AP residents, have only humor, left as hope. Ur sense of humor gives me such refreshing breath.

    Liquor by taps ? Not to “support” CBN or any politician, but that may come true too. And I hope you might agree, that for hapless citizens like me, this would not sound too cynical….

    More comments some other time Sir, back to bed…my sitting time is limited again…

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