Delhi govt likely to open 500 liquor vends from September 1: Report

According to a report, the Delhi govt is likely to operate as many as 500 liquor vends from September 1. The move comes amid the absence of no private players in the retail sale of alcohol

People in queue outside a liquor shop at INA Market after lockdown announcement in National Capital in the wake of rising Covid-19 cases, in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)
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The report further states that another 200 vends will be added by the end of the year and out of these 700 outlets, each corporation will run 5 premium vends to sell high-end brands

BS Web Team New Delhi
The Delhi government may return to the old liquor policy after facing a lot of flak from the Opposition, a media report said.

The old excise policy will be reimplemented in the national capital on August 31. According to a PTI report on Thursday, the Delhi government is likely to operate as many as 500 liquor vends from September 1. The move comes amid the absence of no private players in the retail sale of alcohol, officials told the news agency.

A meeting was held on Thursday and a sub-committee of the Delhi govt gave a report

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First Published: Aug 05 2022 | 7:18 PM IST

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