Unlike a few decades ago , where work was the main consideration for merit, in 2017, the success of a person depends to a large extent on social network , his or her social life, with indian intelligence and security agencies targetting loners, single people, introverts for identity , resume theft.
Just because a person does not socialize some security agency officials like nayak, hathwar, kodancha specialize in demonizing the harmless introvert as a robot to defame, cheat and exploit the person for the rest of his or her life. Hence people who would otherwise not spend their time socializing are forced to attend parties, consumer beer and alcoholic beverages for social drinking, though the person may not drink at home.
One of the most notorious cases was the Janhavi Gadkar Reliance VP legal who drank a lot of alcohol, overspeeded and was responsible for the death of people in Mumbai. This indicates that in the corporate world, recreational drinking by women is increasingly common.