Assam Allows Bars To Reopen With Strict Adherence To COVID-19 Rules

Whereas eating places in Assam had been allowed to reopen on August 2, bars weren’t (Representational)

Guwahati:

Assam Excise Division on Thursday allowed eating places within the state to serve liquor whereas strictly adhering to the social distancing guidelines and different COVID-19 pointers.

A notification issued by the division acknowledged that eating places are allowed to serve liquor offered they’ve licences.

Following the route, the deputy commissioner of Kamrup Metropolitan District issued an order stating that each one Indian-Made International Liquor (IMFL) ‘ON’ retailers – locations which can be allowed to promote and serve alcohol – will likely be allowed to stay open from 10 am to five pm with strict compliance to social distancing guidelines and different protocols associated to COVID-19 issued by the federal government.

The liquor retailers within the state had been earlier reopened for a quick interval solely to be shut down as additional lockdown, evening curfews and weekend curfews had been reimposed throughout the state.

Eating places had been allowed to reopen on August 2 however the bars had been directed to stay shut.

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