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List of dry days in Delhi
Under the previous excise policy (2021-22), the number of dry days was cut to just three - January 26, August 25, and October 2.
The Excise department in an order on Monday said that all liquor vends will be closed on Dussehra on October 5, according to PTI.
Eid-Milad-un-Nabi, Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti on October 9, Diwali on October 24, Guru Nanak Jayanti on November 8, and Guru Teg Bahadur's martyrdom day on November 24 are declared as dry days.
"In the old Excise regime, the number of dry days was 21. It is the government's discretion to fix the dry days numbers.
Traditionally, the list of dry days is issued every three months.
The clubs and restaurants are not allowed to serve liquor on three national holidays -- Republic Day, Independence Day, and Gandhi Jayanti.
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