Truth vs Hype: Bihar's Prohibition Crusade

PUBLISHED ON: August 20, 2016 | Duration: 21 min, 47 sec

   
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Bihar's draconian new prohibition laws - in which an entire village, or family can me made liable - has sent shockwaves across the State. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar says these ultra-tough measures are the only way to ensure that prohibition will work. This week on Truth vs Hype, we test these claims on the ground: will the laws make prohibition a success and bring social benefits, or will it trigger criminality and corruption, without the promised gains?
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