Meghalaya govt allows home delivery of liquor


GUWAHATI: Amid 21-day-nationwide lockdown in view of Coronavirus outbreak, the Meghalaya Government has allowed home delivery of liquor to those who need it on health grounds. 

“The state government has approved home delivery of liquor on health grounds strictly against medical prescription issued by the registered medical practitioner,” a letter written on Monday by B Syiemlieh, Deputy Secretary, Excise, Registration, Taxation, and Stamps department to Commissioner (Excise) Meghalaya said.

The government allowed bonded warehouses to sell and provide home delivery of liquor till April 14. As per the guidelines, there will be an online platform where customers (21 years and above) can upload their medical prescription and order the liquor from the warehouse in their respective districts, reports Indian Express.