Liquor worth 111 crores was consumed on New Year’s celebration in Rajasthan, know the reason A lot of foreign liquor is consumed on New Year in Rajasthan. According to the Excise Department, on December 30 and 31, out of Rs 111 crore, beer worth Rs 19.95 crore and English liquor worth Rs 87.82 crore were sold.
A lot of foreign liquor is consumed on New Year in Rajasthan. According to the Excise Department, on December 30 and 31, out of Rs 111 crore, beer worth Rs 19.95 crore and English liquor worth Rs 87.82 crore were sold. This has been the highest ever record sale at the year end. There was a sale of Rs 104 crore in 2019 at the year end. Last year 77.82 crores were sold. For the last two years, due to Corona, the celebration of the new year was fading. Despite the strictness of the police, liquor was being sold till late night in many districts. Tell me, there is a ban on selling liquor after 8 pm in Rajasthan. But secretly liquor was sold fiercely.
alcohol consumption doubled
Let us tell you, every year the consumption of alcohol doubles in celebrating the new year. Preparations to celebrate the year 2023 were going on since morning in various districts of the state including the capital Jaipur. The people who consumed liquor had started making arrangements since morning. As soon as the shop opened at ten in the morning, people started arriving to buy liquor and beer. People were dumping liquor and beer twice as much as each person consumes on a daily basis. The people who had organized the party in the group were dumping liquor and beer filled cardboard boxes. Seeing the experience of every year, the license holders had filled the stock of liquor and beer in the shop. As soon as the evening set, the bottle of wine and the can of beer opened. Then on the tune of DJ- ‘Pee le pe le o more raja o more jaani’ people started thinking. As soon as 12 o’clock in the night, people started dancing in the celebration of the new year. According to the Excise Department, liquor worth Rs 111 crore was consumed in two days to celebrate the New Year.
Ban on selling liquor after 8 pm
There is a ban on selling liquor after 8 pm in Rajasthan. But the New Year celebrations have seen blatant violation of the ban. Invented new ways to sell liquor. Liquor remained available for the young men celebrating. Taking advantage of this opportunity, liquor vendors sold liquor more than the fixed rate. In many districts of the state, youths came out on the road as soon as 12 o’clock.
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