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300 liquor stores, 4 microbreweries: Host of changes for tipplers in Delhi

Delhi is set to return to the old liquor excise policy regime, which includes opening 300 new liquor shops, and four microbreweries in the city


BS Web TeamAgencies New Delhi
Starting September 1, the Delhi government is set to return to the old liquor excise policy regime, bringing in a host of changes for Delhiites, including 300 new liquor stores and opening four microbreweries in the city.

The Excise Policy 2021-22 was withdrawn after Lieutenant Governor V K Saxena recommended a CBI probe into alleged irregularities in its implementation. Now, private operators will shut shop from September 1.

300 liquor stores

The Delhi government, according to a report by The Times of India, will start operating 300 liquor stores in the first week of September through its four corporations, namely,

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First Published: Aug 31 2022 | 10:06 AM IST

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