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02.2008

Massachusetts Beverage Business

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COURT in INDIA SAYS WOMAN ALLOWED to TEND BAR

WOMEN WILL BE ALLOWED to work as bartenders in New Delhi, India's Supreme Court ruled, upholding a lower court's decision that an earlier ban was unconstitutional. The city authorities had wanted the ban reinstated, arguing that women needed to be protected from the bad behavior of drunken New Delhi men. The Delhi High Court had scrapped the ban in 2OO6, saying it went against the Constitution's principles in equality.

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