Delhi government earned crores of rupees due to the old liquor policy

The new excise policy was in force in Delhi till August 31, that is, the sale of liquor from private shops was done till August 31. After this, the old excise policy was implemented from the beginning of this month, under which a provision was made to sell liquor from the government shop itself.

New Delhi: The liquor policy controversy in Delhi has not calmed down yet. Every day something new is revealed in the case. The Bharatiya Janata Party and the Aam Aadmi Party are face to face on this issue every day. The investigation of CBI and ED is going on in the case. People have also been arrested in this case.


The government earned crores of rupees in a month

The old excise policy was implemented on September 1 after a dispute over the liquor policy in the state. Under this, 2.5 crore bottles were sold in just 25 days. According to the information, more than 500 government liquor shops were opened in Delhi in September. At the same time, news has come that the Delhi government has lost about Rs 768 crore in a month from the old liquor policy.


This was the change in the excise policy

The new excise policy was in force in Delhi till August 31, that is, the sale of liquor from private shops was done till August 31. After this, the old excise policy was implemented from the beginning of this month, under which a provision was made to sell liquor from the government shop itself.


Demand may increase even more in the coming days

According to an estimate, about 3 crore bottles of liquor have been sold in Delhi in the month of September. With this, the government has received a revenue of 768 crores. Normally around 15 lakh liquor bottles are sold daily in Delhi. In such a situation, speculations are also being made that the demand will increase in the coming days. In this regard, liquor traders say that sales are expected to increase further in the coming festive season, especially during the festival of Diwali.