Mumbai: No liquor sale from October 19 to 21

In the view of 2019 Maharashtra assembly elections on October 21, the Mumbai collector has issued an order putting an restriction on the sale of liquor from October 19 to 21. The same order will be applicable on October 24


In an order issued by Mumbai district collector, it was directed that the sale of liquor in the city will be stopped for four days – from October 19 to October 21.

This comes in the view of 2019 Maharashtra assembly elections which are scheduled on October 21 and the results for the same will be declared on October 24. 

In its press note, Mumbai District Collector Shivajirao Jondhale informed that if anyone is found breaking the rules, strict action will be taken against them.

If licensed shops are found selling liquor on the given dates before assembly elections, their license will be cancelled permanently,” said Jondhale. 

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The liquor sale will be prohibited from 6:00 PM on October and the restriction will remain throughout the day on October 21. The same will be applicable on the whole day on October 24. 

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