Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Advertisement
  1. You Are At:
  2. News
  3. Delhi
  4. Liquor stores shut in Delhi, Faridabad and Gurugram ahead of sixth phase polling

Liquor stores shut in Delhi, Faridabad and Gurugram ahead of sixth phase polling

In phase six of Lok Sabha polls, a total of 58 Lok Sabha constituencies spread across 8 states and union territories will go to polls.

Edited By: Vaidehi Jahagirdar New Delhi Published on: May 23, 2024 22:38 IST
Representational Image
Image Source : FILE IMAGE Representational Image

Ahead of the Phase 6 polling for the Lok Sabha Elections 2024, liquor stores and other licensed premises in Delhi, Faridabad, and Gurugram on will remain shut till May 25. Additionally, there will be a ban on liquor sales in these cities on June 4, the day of the election results announcement.

"This measure is aimed at maintaining law and order and preventing any undue influence on voters," the Election Commission has said. 

Dry Days in Delhi

According to a notification issued by the excise department, liquor stores and other licensed premises in Delhi will be closed nearly 48 hours before the end of the poll, from 6 PM on May 23 to 6 PM on May 25. Additionally, no liquor will be sold on June 4, the vote-counting day for the Lok Sabha Elections 2024.

Dry Days in Haryana

Similarly, Gurugram, which also goes to the polls on May 25, will observe dry days. The Gurugram district administration has ordered all liquor shops in the city to remain closed for 48 hours ahead of the election. Liquor sales will also be prohibited on June 4, the day scheduled for vote counting.

Phase 6 of Lok Sabha Elections 2024

A total of 58 constituencies across eight states and union territories will go to the polls on Saturday, May 25, for Phase 6 of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024. Voting will begin at 7 AM and conclude at 6 PM. The vote counting will be held on June 4, followed by the announcement of the election results.

Advertisement

Read all the Breaking News Live on indiatvnews.com and Get Latest English News & Updates from Delhi

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement