Long queues external alcohol stores in Delhi moments after Kejriwal's lockdown statement

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Long queues external alcohol stores in Delhi after Kejriwal announces full lockdown 

Lengthy queues of tipplers had been seen outside liquoir shops in Delhi mins after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced six-day lockdown into the nationwide capital to arrest the scatter of Covid-19. 

The town federal government has imposed an entire lockdown in Delhi from Monday night amid worsening Covid-19 scenario. The restrictions will remain positioned till next Monday early morning (April 26). Kejriwal made the statement during a televised address for which he said the 4th revolution of the pandemic in Delhi has had medical solutions into the verge of collapse.

“being prevent an overall total collapse, L-G Anil Baijal and I took this choice. And in this duration, important services are going to be permitted and more bedrooms will also be establish,” the main Minister stated. 

“I won’t say our overall health system has actually collapsed however it is at an alarming phase because of the resurgence,” Kejriwal more said, incorporating the overall circumstance within the city ended up being crucial.

Over the last 12 months’s complete lockdown, alcohol stores had been closed in the complete country for around 8-12 months. Later on, alcohol stores had been permitted to operate with some restrictions. 

Based on a PTI report, associated with the 863 liquor stores in Delhi, around 475 tend to be operate by four federal government corporations — the Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure developing Corporation, Delhi Tourism and transport developing Corporation, Delhi State Civil Supplies Corporation and Delhi customer’s Cooperative Wholesale shop. The rest of the shops are owned by personal individuals. In accordance with an estimate, Delhi earns Rs 6,574 crore annually through excise revenue.

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Published at Mon, 19 Apr 2021 07:45:51 +0000