28 November, 2020

The Subcontinental Menu

Illustration by Saahil
The Subcontinental Menu

Educate, Agitate, Organise…For Booze

Tipplers of the world unite. You have nothing to lose but police harassment. That would be a befitting beginning for the manifesto of the All Kerala Supporters of Alcohol Consumption. The association was set up to safeguard the precarious rights of alcohol enthusiasts from the police, who, as one of the members claim, “treat us like terrorists”. In case you’re astounded, remember that the Marx-fearing citizens of Kerala consume the most alcohol amongst all states in India despite some of the highest taxes. The state police, however, are not amused. “Let them make it official first. It is funny how many and what all types of associations are coming up these days.” The masses need another opium, methinks.

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