No Decision Taken Over Opening Of Liquor Shops In Kashmir: Govt

20Shares

Srinagar- Jammu and Kashmir Government on Sunday said that it has not taken any policy decision regarding issuance of fresh liquor licenses in unserved areas in Jammu and Kashmir.

“Finance department has NOT taken any policy decision regarding issuance of fresh liquor licences in unserved areas. NO list of unserved areas has either been considered or approved. No decision will be taken without participation of stakeholders and due process,” tweeted Department of Information and Public Relations, Govt of Jammu & Kashmir.

In another tweet it urged people not to be misled by any half- baked reports in this regard.

The clarification comes a day after Excise Department documents identified 183 locations including 116 in Jammu and 67 in the zones of Kashmir for liquor vends.

Be Part of Quality Journalism

Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.

ACT NOW
MONTHLYRs 100
YEARLYRs 1000
LIFETIMERs 10000

CLICK FOR DETAILS


KO Web Desk

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

KO SUPPLEMENTS