Tamil Diplomat

Consumption of liquor decline by 50%

Making use of the war situation attempts were made to increase the consumption liquor in Jaffna district. But the vigilant public had understood this trap and as a consequence the consumption of local and foreign liquor had come down by 50%. Following is a breakdown of consumption:

Arrack highest in 2012 at close to 2,000,000 litre to 1,000,000 litre  in 2014

Beer highest in 2012 at close to 5,000,000 litre to 1,000,000 litre  in 2014

Foreign liquor highest in 2011 at close to 80,000 litre to 30,000 litre  in 2014

Toddy highest in 2012 at close to 6,000,000 litre to 4,500,000 litre  in 2014