On these days, more than 550 liquor shops in Delhi will remain closed. According to a statement released by the Delhi government on Monday, the sale of liquor in bars and restaurants will also be banned on Republic Day (January 26).
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Wine lovers will have to be disappointed for many days in February and March. Reason, all in Delhi Liquor contracts closed will remain.Delhi governmentnational capital six by the end of March in dry day have been declared. On these days, more than 550 liquor shops in Delhi will remain closed. Delhi Government According to a statement released on Monday, the sale of liquor in bars and restaurants will also be banned on Republic Day (January 26). Hotels, clubs and restaurants are not allowed to serve liquor on three national holidays – Republic Day, Independence Day and Gandhi Jayanti. According to the list released by the Excise Department of the Delhi government, the upcoming dry days are Republic Day, Guru Ravidas Jayanti (February 5), Swami Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti (February 15), Maha Shivratri (February 18), Holi (March 8) and Ram Navami. (30 March).
Know when and how many days will be ‘dry’ in 2023
In a statement issued by the Excise Department of the Delhi government, it has been said that the Delhi government issues a list of dry days every three months. There are 21 dry days in a year under the current old excise system, which replaced the Excise Policy 2021-22 on September 1 last year. The number of dry days was reduced to only three under the Excise Policy 2021-22, drawing scathing attacks from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) over the opening of liquor shops on religious festivals went.
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Why did the Delhi government withdraw its excise policy
In October 2022, the Delhi government declared Dussehra, Diwali, Eid Milad-un-Nabi and Valmiki Jayanti as dry days. In July 2022, the Delhi government withdrew its Excise Policy 2021-22 after Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into alleged irregularities in the policy’s implementation. The Excise Policy 2021-22 was applicable from 17 November 2021 to 31 August 2022.