The Delhi authorities has declared six dry days as much as March finish, prohibiting liquor gross sales from over 550 vends throughout the town.
The sale of liquor may also be prohibited at bars and eating places on Republic Day (January 26), in keeping with a press release of the Delhi authorities on Monday.
Motels, golf equipment and eating places are usually not allowed to serve liquor on three nationwide holidays — Republic Day, Independence Day, and Gandhi Jayanti.
The approaching dry days are on Republic Day, Guru Ravidas Jayanti (February 5), Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti (February 15), Maha Shivaratri (February 18), Holi (March 8), and Ram Navami (March 30), in keeping with a listing issued by the Excise division of the Delhi authorities.
The Delhi authorities points a listing of dry days each three months, mentioned the assertion.
Beneath the presently operational previous excise regime that changed the Excise Coverage 2021-22 on September 1 final yr, there are 21 dry days.
The variety of dry days beneath the Excise Coverage 2021-22 had been decreased to a few solely, inviting sharp assault from the BJP on the ruling AAP over liquor vends opening on spiritual festivals.
In October 2022, the Delhi authorities had declared Dussehra, Diwali, Eid Milad-un-Nabi, and Valmiki Jayanti as dry days.
The Delhi authorities withdrew its Excise Coverage 2021-22 after Lieutenant Governor V Ok Saxena in July 2022 beneficial a CBI probe into alleged irregularities in its implementation.
The Excise Coverage 2021-22 was operational from November 17, 2021 to August 31, 2022.
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