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HC direction on plea to stop liquor sale at military canteens

Press Trust of India  |  Madurai 

The Madras High has directed the state to file within two weeks their reply on a plea to cancel licence for sale at military canteens and airports as they were situated near

A division bench of the court's Madurai bench, comprising Justice A Selvam and Justice N Authinathan, issued the direction to the principal home secretary and other officials while hearing a PIL by Abzar Hussain.



The petitioner submitted that the Supreme had recently directed that all shops located on to be closed.

The objective of the apex order was to prevent accidents due to drunken driving.

However, non-closure of military canteen shops and shops at airports adjoining the were against the apex order, the petitioner said and prayed for cancelling the licence for sale at these establishments besides their closure.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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HC direction on plea to stop liquor sale at military canteens

The Madras High Court has directed the state government to file within two weeks their reply on a plea to cancel licence for liquor sale at military canteens and airports as they were situated near highways. A division bench of the court's Madurai bench, comprising Justice A Selvam and Justice N Authinathan, issued the direction to the principal home secretary and other officials while hearing a PIL by Abzar Hussain. The petitioner submitted that the Supreme Court had recently directed that all liquor shops located on highways to be closed. The objective of the apex court order was to prevent accidents due to drunken driving. However, non-closure of military canteen liquor shops and liquor shops at airports adjoining the highways were against the apex court order, the petitioner said and prayed for cancelling the licence for liquor sale at these establishments besides their closure. The Madras High has directed the state to file within two weeks their reply on a plea to cancel licence for sale at military canteens and airports as they were situated near

A division bench of the court's Madurai bench, comprising Justice A Selvam and Justice N Authinathan, issued the direction to the principal home secretary and other officials while hearing a PIL by Abzar Hussain.

The petitioner submitted that the Supreme had recently directed that all shops located on to be closed.

The objective of the apex order was to prevent accidents due to drunken driving.

However, non-closure of military canteen shops and shops at airports adjoining the were against the apex order, the petitioner said and prayed for cancelling the licence for sale at these establishments besides their closure.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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HC direction on plea to stop liquor sale at military canteens

The Madras High has directed the state to file within two weeks their reply on a plea to cancel licence for sale at military canteens and airports as they were situated near

A division bench of the court's Madurai bench, comprising Justice A Selvam and Justice N Authinathan, issued the direction to the principal home secretary and other officials while hearing a PIL by Abzar Hussain.

The petitioner submitted that the Supreme had recently directed that all shops located on to be closed.

The objective of the apex order was to prevent accidents due to drunken driving.

However, non-closure of military canteen shops and shops at airports adjoining the were against the apex order, the petitioner said and prayed for cancelling the licence for sale at these establishments besides their closure.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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