Mr Mallya will soon be calling them ‘cheers girls’

It’s official. Women in India binge on alcohol as much as men, according to a report in The Telegraph, Calcutta. Although alcohol use is still lower among women, there are few differences in their drinking patterns, according to a NIMHANS study. Six out of 10 women have five drinks in a typical drinking session, a level addiction specialists describe as “hazardous drinking”.

Infographic: courtesy The Telegraph

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