- May 4, 2020 / 2 min readThe Govt has also directed deployment of marshals at these outlets to maintain social distancing.
The Delhi government has issued an order allowing state-run liquor shops to operate from 9 am to 6.30 pm in the capital city.
The Govt has also directed deployment of marshals at these outlets to maintain social distancing.
According to a government official, about 150 liquor shops have been allowed to open in accordance with the latest lockdown relaxations given by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
There are around 850 liquor shops in the city including those run by government agencies and private individuals.
In an order on Sunday night, the excise department also directed officials to identify liquor shops, which are being run by private individuals (L-7 licensee) and fulfil conditions laid down by the MHA. The officials have been asked them to submit a report within three days.
"All liquor shops in malls and markets will remain closed. The government-run shops allowed will operate from 9 am to 6.30 pm. The four agencies will deploy marshals to ensure that not more than 5 people are present at one time at the shop," shared the officials.
The department has asked agencies to coordinate with the local administration and police to maintain law and order.Trending ArticleDaily UpdatesWhich is the highest format preference of Fun-Seeker?
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