Liquor shops to close in Assam till 3rd May


GUWAHATI: Liquor shops in Assam that were allowed to open from 13th April will be shut down again immediately. According to sources the Assam Government will reportedly issue a notification ordering the closure of liquor shops in Assam. The liquor shops will be closed till 3rd May said Assam Excise Minister, Parimal Suklabaidya to News Live

This decision has come after a strict order from Ministry of Home Affairs in New Delhi that has ordered the closure of all liquor shops, bottling plants and distilleries till further notice. As a result of this central government order, Assam government has started the process of informing the concerned parties and a formal notification will be issued in some time.