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MCD polls: Dry days in Delhi from tomorrow evening

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

In view of the MCD elections on April 23, the today ordered that dry days will be observed in the national capital from tomorrow evening till the polling day.

According to the order issued by the Excise Department, all shops, bars will remain closed from 5.30 PM on April 21 to 5.30 PM on April 23.

Clubs serving will also comply with the order.

A Dry day will also be observed on April 26 when the counting is scheduled to take place.

"In pursuance of the provision of Rule 52 of the Excise Rules, 2010, it is hereby ordered that dry days shall be observed from 5.30 PM on April 21 to 23 till 5.30 PM on account of elections to municipal corporations," the order stated.

Elections to Delhi's three civic bodies - North, South and East Municipal Corporations will be held on April 23.

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First Published: Thu, April 20 2017. 22:22 IST