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List of states that have imposed complete ban on alcohol consumption

The State of Mizoram has become a Dry state following a new liquor law which prohibits the sale of alcohol in the state. Here is the list of all the dry states in the country.

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New Delhi Published on: May 28, 2019 19:03 IST
List of states that have imposed complete ban on alcohol
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List of states that have imposed complete ban on alcohol consumption

The State of Mizoram has become a Dry state following a new liquor law which prohibits the sale of alcohol in the state.

Here’s a list of dry states

Mizoram: The Mizoram Liquor (Prohibition) Bill, 2019 was passed unanimously in the state Assembly on March 20. The Bill, that received Governor Jagdish Mukhi's assent before the parliamentary polls, replaced the four-year-old Mizoram Liquor (Prohibition and Control) or MLPC Act, 2014

Gujarat: Gujarat is the only Indian state with a death penalty for the manufacture and sale of homemade liquor that results in fatalities. The legislation is titled the Bombay Prohibition (Gujarat Amendment) Bill, 2009.

Bihar: Bihar became a dry state in 2015 when the then Chief Minister Nitish Kumar prohibited the sale of Alcohol state-wide.

Nagaland: The state of Nagaland became a dry state in 1989 when the Nagaland Liquor Total Prohibition Act (NLTP) banned the sale and consumption of alcohol.

Lakshadweep: Lakshadweep is the only Union Territory in India to ban the sale and consumption of alcohol. Except the island of Bangaram, which is an inhabited island but has a bar, alcohol is banned in the rest of Lakshadweep.

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