Delhi Government To Go Back To Old Policy Of Retail Liquor Sale

After Lt Governor's Crimson Flag, Delhi Reverses New Excise Coverage For Liquor

The Delhi authorities has determined to roll again to the previous scheme of retail liquor sale within the metropolis after the Leutenant Governor advisable a CBI probe into the implementation of the brand new excise coverage.

In line with sources, the previous excise coverage might be carried out for the subsequent six months because the Delhi authorities is working to streamline a brand new coverage for 2022-23.

A tough draft of the 2022-23 excise coverage is but to be despatched to the Leutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena for his approval. The 2021-22 excise coverage was prolonged twice after March 31 this yr and can come to an finish on July 31.

The excise division recommends house supply of liquor, amongst different issues, within the new excise coverage of 2022-23.

Delhi’s deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia who has known as for a press convention at 11 am on Saturday is anticipated to talk on this matter.