The festival of Holi (HOLI 2023) has arrived and people are in awe of it. In such a situation, if you are fond of liquor, then you must want to know that for how many days the liquor shop is going to remain closed. So let us give you information in this regard.
Actually, if you live in the country’s capital Delhi, then this news is special for you. Yes..liquor shops in Delhi were closed on 26th January i.e. on the occasion of Republic Day, after that it will remain closed on 8th March on the occasion of Holi. On March 30, the liquor shop will remain closed on the occasion of Ramnavami.
Let us tell you that in January itself, a decision has been taken by the Arvind Kejriwal government of Delhi regarding the liquor shop. The special thing here is that on January 26, a ban was imposed on serving liquor in bars and restaurants in Delhi. Let us discuss here that earlier there was a ban on the sale of liquor, but there was permission to serve liquor in bars and restaurants. For the first time, January 26 was declared as Complete Dry Day.
Dry day will be seen for 6 days after the old excise policy
This decision was taken by the Kejriwal government in the month of January after the implementation of the old excise policy in Delhi. According to the decision, liquor shops remained closed in Delhi on Republic Day on January 26, Guru Ravidas Jayanti on February 5, Swami Dayanand Saraswati on February 15, Shivratri on February 18. Now, on the occasion of Holi on March 8 and Ram Navami on March 30, liquor shops as well as contracts will be seen closed in Delhi.
When is the announcement of dry day
Let us tell you that on the occasion of different festivals and national festivals, Dry Day is declared in the country. In these dates, 26 January, 15 August, 2 October are also dry days. On this day there is a ban on the sale of liquor and liquor is not available. Dry day is declared in all the states according to the state excise policy. Every year a list of dry days is issued by the government in the country’s capital Delhi.