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Drinking age limit in state reduced to 21 years: Delhi govt

(G.N.S) Dt. 22

New Delhi

Delhi government has reduced the drinking age in Delhi to 21 years which was earlier at 25 years and was prompted a large number of customers to move to NCR towns for liquor. The move is likely to give a new lease of life to the liquor and associated industries.

It is one of the many reforms under Delhi’s new excise policy approved by the Arvind Kejriwal cabinet on Monday, said deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia at a press conference. The new policy will come into effect after it is notified in a couple of days.
Lower legal drinking age from 25 to 21: Delhi panel

With the new excise policy the government is ready to check the sale of spurious liquor and throw the liquor mafia out of trade.

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