From the July 1978 magazine.

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Prohibition or Meditation?

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NEW DELHI, INDIA--Prime Minister Morarji R. Desai has made the banning of alcoholic beverages a principal goal of his year-old government, to the great distress of the sizable minority who drink. Reversing a trend toward more liberal liquor laws, the Desai government is moving toward complete prohibition by 1981.

"Prohibition is not a fad," explained the prime minister. "It is an essential part of...

-- William Borders