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just? in what could be a move aimed at getting around the ban by the Supreme Court on the sale of liquor along highways.The move once formalised would lead to the denotification of these stretches as highways and allow nearly 450 liquor vends to resume business “We have conveyed to the state government our willingness to take over these road stretches” a senior MMRDA official said The Public Works Department would now need to formalise this proposal by passing an order and initiate the handing over the road to the MMRDA The Eastern Express Highway stretching from CST till Thane is 2355-km long while the Western Express Highway from Bandra to Dahisar is 2533-km long These roads were till 2012 maintained by the MMRDA which handed over the possession and maintenance of these roads to the PWD However with the apex court order throwing a major spanner in the functioning of the liquor vending units the state has been looking for a way out One such move has been the denotification of state and national highways with urban local bodies taking over these roads The state has in places like Jalgaon and Yavatmal completed the handing over of these roads With the MMRDA’s nod the roads within Mumbai would also be denotified allowing liquor units to function There are a total of 25513 liquor vending licencees in the state of which 15699 lie within 500 metre of highways and have been impacted by the court order Of these nearly 10000 are bars and restaurants with 450 in Mumbai alone The Indian Hotel And Restaurant Association (AHAR) in a press conference Wednesday said the shut-down would impact the livelihood of nearly 8 to 10 lakh people “On an average each unit in Mumbai would be handling a daily business of around Rs 50000 In one day you have shut down 450 such businesses in Mumbai You can work out the loss” Adarsh Shetty president AHAR said For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Syeda Hameed | Published: May 16 2012 3:21 am Related News We need a standalone law to deal with honour killings A beleaguered father walks up to a police officer to file a complaint about his missing daughter What he is met with has shocked the nation It has made headlinesattracted condemnation from notable institutionsraised demands for an immediate resignation and rightly so The suggestion of the DIG of SaharanpurSatish Mathurto Kaserwa village resident Shaukeen Mohammadto shoot his minor daughter or commit suicide instead of trying to bring her backis outrageous It is reflective of a deeply institutionalised patriarchy that colours the khaki with hatred and prejudicemaking gender-based stereotypesdiscrimination and violence a subtext of every thought and action on the field UnfortunatelyI am not new to this story I have seen and experienced it in person There is a village called Sudaka in the Mewat district of Haryanawhere an 18-year-oldMaimunwas forced to marry her cousin Aijaz from another village by her own family This was done to protect their izzat (honour)which was compromised by Maimuns runaway marriage with Idrisa man from her own village For daring to assert her choiceAijaz and his cronies gangraped Maimun on her wedding night They slashed her with a knife from neck to navel and left her on the roadside to die Laterstrangers found and nursed Maimun; it was there that Idris located her Her parents filed a case against Idrisand the police gave a khap punishment to his parents When Maimun and Idris came to the National Commission of Womenwe were moved to tears when she opened her shirt to show us where the knife had torn her We drove to Sudaka village in Taodo tehsil Therewe were confronted by a hostile mob of villagerswho dragged Maimun out of our government vehicle The Haryana police stood aroundnot moving a muscle to prevent this The NCW team returned empty-handedhaving lost the girl to the crowd and with no justice delivered I felt that we had actually handed over the lamb for slaughter It has been 15 years; I have not been able to forget that incidentnor Maimun There have been a thousand such incidents across the country I am reminded of the hundreds of incidents of killingsrapes and mass murders to protect honour that have been reported from across the socialregionallinguistic and religious pyramid that is India I remember the brutal murders of Harpreet Kaurdaughter of Bibi Jagir KaurNirupama Pathaka JNU student and budding journalistVimla and Harimurdered in New Friends ColonyDelhi and the countless victims of the khap across the northern Indian heartlandThese examples are symbolic of the lack of a specific socio-cultural identity among those who kill in the name of honour The problem is pervasive across classcastereligion and region and is rooted in the millennia-old rigidity in gendercaste and community relations This deep-running bias influences almost all our decisionssurfacing most stridently in the public and professional domains Its omnipresent? 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