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Swaraj Abhiyan to hold public hearing against liquor stores

It claimed that RTI documents revealed that over 58 new liquor stores have opened and the revenue generated from sale of liquor has almost doubled in tenure of AAP govt

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Swaraj Abhiyan to hold public hearing against liquor stores

on Wednesday accused the Delhi government of keeping mum on the concerns raised by it over alcoholism in the city and said its leader will hold a public hearing against liquor stores at Kotla Mubarakpur in south Delhi on Thursday.

said the Delhi government has been silent so far on the issue, it said in a statement.


It claimed that documents revealed that over 58 new liquor stores have opened and the revenue generated from sale of liquor has almost doubled in the tenure of government.

"The Alcohol Prohibition Board under the Delhi government has spent only Rs 7.76 lakhs on advertisements and other promotional material for which no details are available with the government," the statement said.

First Published: Tue, August 09 2016. 23:42 IST
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