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MNF government extends liquor ban till March 10

IANS  |  Aizawl 

Keeping its pre-election promise of ensuring a liquor ban in the state, the (MNF) government in has extended the dry days till March 10.

Zoramthanga's government that took oath on December 15 adopted a resolution to ban liquor on December 18. It declared dry days from December 21, 2018 to January 14, 2019.

A statement issued by the government has extended the dry days from January 15 to March 10 in view of the forthcoming and Chapchar Kut festival.

Following the government decision, the government has banned the sale of alcohol in government owned shops. There were nine such shops, which were closed following the decisions.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 18:58 IST
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