Dry Days Declared During Election In Chirang

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KOKRAJHAR, APRIL 4: The District Magistrate, Chirang, Gautam Talukdar on Sunday declared Dry Days throughout the district including Bijni election district for maintenance of peace and tranquility in connection with the General Elections to the Assam State Legislative Assembly 2021 from 6 PM of April 4 to 6 PM of April 6, 2021 including on May 2, 2021 during the counting of votes till counting is over. As such, on the day of Re-Poll if any, as and when required there will be dry day.

As per the order, during the Dry Days, the sale, possession, consumption and transportation of any intoxicant by any persons or group is prohibited throughout the district. All IMFL “OFF” and “ON” shops including club “ON”, Country Spirit Retail vend license premises, MCT will remain closed and shall not be allowed to sell/serve liquor to anyone whosoever on the aforesaid days. No storage of intoxicant by any person or group of persons on those days in the respective areas shall be allowed. Any violation of the order shall be dealt with under the relevant provisions of Assam Excise Act and Rules.