After special corona fee, here's how costly alcohol will be in Delhi

In the third phase of the lockdown Delhi government allowed the opening of government-run liquor shops to increase revenue collection.

Published: 05th May 2020 12:09 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th May 2020 12:50 PM   |  A+A-

A customer carries alcohol after purchasing from a wine shop during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown at Vishwas Nagar in East Delhi on Monday May 4 2020. (Photo | Parveen Negi/EPS)

By Express News Service

New Delhi: After the decision of Delhi Government to impose special corona fee on liquor prices of brands have touched new high.  

The new fee will be levied 70% of the maximum retail price which means if a bottle of liquor is Rs 1000, Rs 700 will be the special corona fee amounting to Rs. 1700 in total.


Few of the liquor brands in 750ml category are now priced higher like- Black Dog Centenary is now priced at Rs 2465, Chivas Regal (12YO) is now Rs 4760, Blenders Pride (Rare) is now priced at rupees 1275, McDowells No.1 is now Rs 629, Antiquity Blue Ultra Premium will now be available at Rs 1530, Royal Stag (Premiere) is Rs 765 and 100 Pipers Blend(12YO) is Rs 3400.

ALSO READ: Jagan government hikes liquor prices by another 50 per cent to revive Andhra economy

In the third phase of lockdown Delhi government allowed the opening of government-run liquor shops. This was done keeping in mind revenue collection for the government.  

However, huge rush on the first day forced Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to give out strict warning saying if any more violation of social distancing norms is observed the relaxations will be revoked.


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.

  • Manish

    Good morning
    1 month ago reply
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp