Liquor Sales See Spike in December

Published: 02nd January 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd January 2015 05:02 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU: The State Excise Department has stated that 49.48 lakh cases of Indian Made Liquor (IML) were sold in the state in the month of December, compared to 46 lakh cases in November.

The department’s statistical officer said every December, the sales usually touch 49-50 lakh.

“Each case contains 8.64 litres of hard liquor. Also, 20 lakh cases of beer were sold in the month of December across the state. Each case holds 7.8 litres,” said A S Vishwaroop, Joint Commissioner, State Excise Department.  He also said the department earned `1,120 crore in revenue in December and  the revenue garnered so far from April 2014 is `9,940 crore.


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp