News Desk, Tech for FTCP, New Delhi
Updated Thu, 20 Aug 2020 04:02 PM IST
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Delhi Government directs Excise Department to “issue necessary permission for service of liquor in restaurants and clubs by licensees at the table and in the hotel rooms, considering the revenue implications.” pic.twitter.com/4j5D8b9RBD
– ANI (@ANI) August 20, 2020
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday allowed liquor sales in hotels and clubs following the rules of social distancing. The government has also given permission to open the hotel as per the instructions set in the meeting of the Disaster Management Authority. However, the Ministry of Home Affairs has not yet given permission to open the bar.
According to the order, alcohol has been allowed to be served in restaurants, clubs and hotel rooms. In such a situation, liquor has been allowed to be served in hotels, clubs and restaurants in Delhi in view of the revenue concerns of the government. The excise department will issue rules for social distancing for liquor sales in Delhi. Only then will the licensed vendors be allowed to sell liquor.