Dry day during Durga Puja in Hailakandi
Hailakandi: The Hailakandi district administration has declared a dry day on Vijaya Dashami during Durga Puja celebration in the district.
In an order issued to this effect on Friday, District Magistrate, in-charge, FR Laskar, declared closure of all IMFL off and on shops, country spirit shops on October 19 on Vijaya Dashami for maintenance of peace, security, and discipline.
Exercising powers conferred under Section 52(I) of the Assam Excise Act, 2000, Laskar said, “No sale, consumption or possession of any intoxicant should take place on that day. Violation of this order shall be dealt with seriously under the relevant provisions of the Assam Excise Act, 2000.