Liquor shops to open in Assam from April 13, between 10am to 5 pm
Guwahati: After the neighbouring state Meghalaya, the Government of Assam has granted permission to listed liquor shops to open from April 13 between 10am to 5pm, with some riders. In a notification issued by S K Medhi, Additional Commissioner of Excise, Assam on April 12 said, “State government has approved the opening of IMFL OFF/CS shops, wholesale warehouses, bottling plants, distilleries and breweries W.E.F. April 13, 2020. The IMFL shops will remain open from 10am to 5 pm on the permitted days.” The notification also directed that concerned staff of such shop must ensure maintaining of social distancing by customers when they would come to buy liquor. Moreover, a liquor shop staff must provide sanitiser to customers, the notification said.