//Indian women ‘can serve alcohol’ !

Indian women ‘can serve alcohol’ !

January 13 2006 // BBC News, Delhi :The High Court in Delhi, has overturned a law which banned women from serving alcohol in public places. // Two judges ruled that the 1914 legislation was unconstitutional. // They said the law violated a woman’s fundamental right to equality and to choose her own profession. They were ruling on a petition filed by the Hotel Association of India and two women hotel employees, who said the law was damaging their career prospects.