Liquour shops to be closed for polls

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Jabalpur, Nov 21 (UNI) A ban has been imposed on the sale and purchase of liquour, spirit or similar material for 48 hours from 1700 hrs on November 25 in view of polling for the Madhya Pradesh assembly elections.

The Election Commission has issued directives that any material fall in the catagory of liquor could not be sold, purchased and distributed from any bar, hotel, restaurant, shop or from any public or private place.

Violating the directive would be a punitive crime and the defaulter may have to face a six months imprisonment or Rs 2,000 as fine or both.

UNI RG-KV SP 1331

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