All liquor shops in eastern range shut for violation of social distancing norms

The Delhi Police on Monday said that all liquor shops in the eastern range here that were opened on Monday have been shut for violation of social distancing norms.

Updated: May 04, 2020 18:16 IST

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Roselet Sheena Merli

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All liquor shops shut for violation of social distancing norms

Joint Commissioner of Police of Eastern Range, Alok Kumar said, "All liquor shops in the eastern range that were opened today have been closed as social distancing norms were flouted at those shops." 

The Delhi government on Sunday allowed shops selling liquor, tobacco, etc to operate in the national capital during the extended lockdown period from 4 May onwards.

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Friday announced the extension of the nationwide lockdown for a further period of two weeks. The third phase of lockdown will come in effect from 4 May and will continue till 17 May 2020.