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Delhi govt orders reopening of 66 private liquor shops on odd-even basis

The private liquor vends cannot open without conducting monthly stock record (MSR) activity

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FILE PIC: Long queue for liquor was witnessed on almost all the wine shops in Delhi (Photo- Sanjay K Sharma)

BS Web TeamAgencies New Delhi
After the Delhi government allowed all shops in market and shopping complexes to operate during the fourth phase of the lockdown, in force since May 18, the excise department on Friday allowed 66 private liquor shops to reopen and operate from 9 am to 6.30 pm. 

However, liquor shops in malls will remain closed in accordance with the government's order. All government liquor vends have already been permitted to open in the city, except those in malls and containment zones.

An excise department official said only 66 private liquor stores had so far complied with the government's order and they

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First Published: May 23 2020 | 10:26 AM IST

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