Bars, hotels and pubs to remain open on Dec 31st night in Mumbai
Mumbai, Dec 29: Maharashtra Government Saturday issued orders that bars, hotels and pubs can remain open on the night of 31 December in Mumbai.
Also, the Mumbai Police will be deploying personnel to ensure the safety of women.
Manjunath Singe, DCP Mumbai Police PRO, said, "Over 40,000 security personnel will be deployed all over Mumbai. To stop harassment of women, officers in civil dress will also be deployed. Live camera monitoring will be done."
Shiv Sena Youth wing chief Aditya Thackeray wrote to Maharashtra CM demanding that major cities in the state should allow hotels and entertainment establishments to remain open 24X7 on New year's eve.
According to reports, Aditya Thackeray said the move to stay open will create more employment and revenue. He also said, "What is legal during the day cannot be illegal at night.