In Assam’s tea state, an uphill battle against a killer brew

Recently, 168 people died in Golaghat and Jorhat districts of Assam after consuming illicit alcohol. Illicit alcohol is produced under unregulated circumstances and is often adulterated with chemicals like methanol, organo-phosphorus compounds and ethanol to save costs. The deaths in Assam had been due to alcohol poising from “Sulai”. Sulai is a form of liquor… Continue reading In Assam’s tea state, an uphill battle against a killer brew