Raids Conducted in Shops and Restaurants Against Illegal Sale of Liquor in Barpeta, Assam

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A Correspondent

PATHSALA: The Bajali subdivisional administration in Barpeta district on Wednesday conducted a raid against illegal sale of liquor without licenses in some shops. A subdivisonal administration team led by the subdivisional officer (civil) Vijay Bhaskar Reddy P, carried out raids in a number of restaurants and seized 58 bottles of liquor in the Bhawanipur area of the district. While 36 bottles of whisky were seized from Hotel Bhagyashri, another 22 bottles of whisky along with several packets of local liquor were seized from a residence. On the same day, the team also raided many shops in the Bhawanipur area and seized 30 LPG domestic cylinders misused in three shops. One cylinder was seized from Bhagyadevi Fast Food, two from Bhagyashree Hotel and Restaurant and 27 domestic LPG cylinders were seized from Champa Talukdar’s shops. Earlier also, the Bajali subdivisional administration along with Food and Civil Supplies Department officials seized several domestic LPG cylinders misused in restaurants and hotels in the subdivision.