Wine shops to close in Assam
The wine shops in the State will be closed again with immediate effect. The Government of Assam is likely to issue a notification regarding the closure of liquor shops. According to excise department officials, the liquor shops will be closed till 3rd May.
The Excise department took the decision to shut down the liquor shops after an order from the Ministry of Home Affairs. The MHA ordered the closure of all liquor shops, bottling plants and distilleries till further notice.
It may be mentioned here that the liquor shops in Assam were allowed to open from 13th April.