Aware, Awake & Arise: Issues that concern the region

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Alcohol the biggest 'killer' in Meghalaya

As many as 104 alcohol-related deaths have been reported in Meghalaya in 2007. Health officials here said of the deaths in 2007, most of them are youths. Ironically, majority of the people taking to alcohol are government servants engaged in "white-collar jobs," the officials said.

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