Delhi News: The new excise policy in the country’s capital Delhi was in a lot of controversies, this dispute increased so much that the Delhi government had to withdraw the new excise policy. In such a situation, from today i.e. from Thursday, the old excise policy has come into force in Delhi. Let us tell you that now liquor will be sold in Delhi only under this policy.
Old excise policy came into force
Under this old excise policy, private businesses had to go out of the retail trade of liquor. In such a situation, now liquor will be sold only in government shops. It is clear from the fact that the exemption on alcohol will also not be available now. This old excise policy will remain in force for the next 6 months. In such a situation, now the Delhi government will run the liquor shops in Delhi.
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Excise Department gave information
At the same time, the Delhi Excise Department claims that 300 liquor shops have been set up in Delhi. However, only 240 shops will open on the first day. At the same time, all private shops in Delhi were closed on Wednesday. It is worth noting that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had announced to withdraw the new excise policy after allegations of corruption. It was also announced that the old excise policy will be implemented from September 1. At the same time, on November 17 last year, CM Kejriwal had announced to implement the new excise policy.
So many more shops will open soon
For information, let us tell you that there are 250 private liquor shops in Delhi, now more than 300 government shops will replace them. At the same time, it is being told that the Delhi government will increase the number of these shops in the coming days. Along with this, the government plans to open 500 more shops. This will not cause any problem in the supply of liquor.
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