Mukesh Suryan said that people drink alcohol outside liquor shops and create an atmosphere of fear for devotees.
The order stated that apart from the above three dry days, the government may decline any other day in the year as a dry day from time to time.
The APSBCL has once again sought extension of timing of the liquor shops and the government issued a memo on Monday giving permission to the Corporation to keep the shops open till 10 pm.
The court further directed that the state government should ensure that the consumption of liquor does not take place outside the permit rooms or in any way that causes inconvenience to the public.
Lecturer Y Sucharita said the setting up of bars near educational institutions is unlawful and the proposed establishment will be a threat to women.
South Delhi Municipal Corporation Mayor Mukesh Suryan that while the Delhi government failed to supply drinking water in every household, it started allowing liquor shops to open everywhere.
With the excise year coming to an end, wine dealers are in a hurry to clear their stocks. Some of them, who don’t have enough stocks, are trying to make a quick buck by selling liquor above the MRP.
The private vends were closed on Thursday evening as per the Aam Aadmi Party’s new excise policy.
Under the earlier excise policy, a total of Rs 6,358 crore was collected in 2019-2020 financial year after collection of various taxes including excise duty from Indian and foreign liquor.
The new Tamil Nadu CM announced the string of welfare schemes which were part of AIADMK's poll promise.
The present closure of 500 IMFL outlets was among the first five orders Palanisamy signed as Chief Minister.