The Karnataka High Court on Monday permitted the bar owners, whose bars were shut for employing women to serve liquor, to run their business without employing women till the next hearing of the case on July 1.
The government prosecutor submitted before the court that the state government held a meeting with the bar owners who were employing women to serve liquor.
The state government stated that it needed some more time to frame the guidelines to regulate the employment of women to serve liquor.
The bar owners submitted that the police closed their bars for employing women to serve liquor .
They also requested the high court to permit them to run their bars.