Indian Women Take on Drunken Mates

Caged spouses slow their boozing

by: Neeta Lal

Yet another byproduct of the Covid-19 pandemic in India is that women from the Nat (nomad) community in villages in the western state of Gujarat have started confining their drunken husbands in makeshift rusty cages. The incarcerated were released only after they coughed up a fine equivalent to US$35.

The technique adopted by the residents o…

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