24 GUJARAT VILLAGES TRYING OUT AN ‘EXPERIMENT' - With tip-offs from women, villagers cage drunkards
The Times of India Delhi|October 20, 2021
Squads of elders carry out surprise checks. If a ‘sniff test’ catches a person drunk, he is made to spend the night in the makeshift cage. A bottle of water and an empty bottle to relieve oneself is provided
Ashish Chauhan

Ahmedabad: An “experiment” by Nat Samaj to incarcerate inebriated community members in a village cage and release them only upon payment of a Rs 1,200 fine is fast gaining traction in Gujarat, where prohibition is in effect.

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