Delhi to go dry for 3 days due to MCD polls : The Tribune India

Delhi to go dry for 3 days due to MCD polls

Delhi to go dry for 3 days due to MCD polls

The election of 250 wards of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi in the national capital is on Sunday. The counting of votes will be done on December 7. PTI



PTI

New Delhi, December 1

Delhi will observe dry days from Friday to Sunday during which the sale of alcohol will be prohibited due to the MCD elections, the city excise department has announced.

The election of 250 wards of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi in the national capital is on Sunday. The counting of votes will be done on December 7.

The excise department has announced that December 7 will also be observed as a dry day.

In a notification, Delhi Commissioner (Excise) Krishna Mohan Uppu on Wednesday said that in pursuance of the provisions of Rule 52 of Delhi Excise Rules, 2010, it is hereby ordered that December 2 to December 4 and December 7 will be observed as "Dry Days".

Dry days are days when the government prohibits the sale of alcohol in shops, clubs, bars, etc. on a specific day "From 17:30 Hours of December 2, 2022 (Friday) to December 4, 2022, up to 17:30 Hours (Sunday), the above shall be observed as 'Dry Days' in addition to the Dry Days," the notification said.

Also, "from 00:00 Hours to 24:00 Hours on December 7, 2022 (Wednesday) (date of counting of votes), will also be observed as a dry day," the notification added.

The civic polls, spanning 250 wards, are due on December 4. The polls are largely being seen as a contest between the AAP, the BJP and the Congress.

Tribune Shorts


Top News

Adani Enterprises calls off $2.5 billion share sale

Adani Enterprises calls off fully subscribed Rs 20,000 crore FPO; money to be returned to investors

Adani Group stocks have taken a beating on the bourses after...

Budget LIVE Updates: Cabinet to meet ahead of Finance Minister Sitharaman's speech

Budget hikes capex to record Rs 10 lakh crore, gives partial relief to ‘aam aadmi’

Income tax rebate limit raised to Rs 7 lakh; insurance polic...

Union Budget 2023: TVs, mobiles to be cheaper; gold, cigarette, imported cars to be dearer

Union Budget 2023: TVs, mobiles to be cheaper; gold, cigarettes, imported cars to be dearer

Fully imported cars, including electric vehicles, and those ...

Massive avalanche hits upper reaches of Gulmarg ski resort; 4 persons missing

Two polish nationals killed in massive snow avalanche in Kashmir's Gulmarg; see chilling video

21 skiers were rescued from the slopes that has been declare...

Union Budget 2023: Govt doubles deposit limit for Senior Citizen Savings Scheme to Rs 30 lakh

Union Budget 2023: Govt doubles deposit limit for Senior Citizen Savings Scheme to Rs 30 lakh

In her Budget Speech, the minister also announces a new smal...


Cities

View All