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BJP’s opposition to Delhi govt’s new excise policy continues – New Delhi News

Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly Ramvir Singh Bidhuri and mayors of all three municipal firms have mentioned that liquor retailers is not going to be allowed to open within the capital by violating the principles of the grasp plan.

“All the shops that are open will be closed, FIRs will be registered against them, and no new outlet will be allowed in non-conforming areas.

“There are 80 municipal wards in Delhi the place permission has not been given for liquor retailers in non-conforming areas. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia himself has admitted this. Despite this, licenses for liquor retailers have been issued for these areas by breaking the principles. If an individual intentionally breaks the legislation, why ought to an FIR not be registered in opposition to him? If FIR may be lodged in opposition to Majithia in Punjab, then why not in opposition to Manish Sisodia in Delhi?,” he asked.

On January 3, the BJP Delhi protested against the Arvind Kejriwal-led government’s new excise policy by obstructing traffic at 15 spots across the national capital.

“Every single particular person of Delhi, together with girls, are involved about liquor retailers arising shut to their homes,” Delhi BJP president Adesh Gupta said on Sunday while announcing the protest.

“Kejriwal desires to make Punjab liquor-free however is adamant to make Delhi a metropolis of liquor. We will oppose this transfer.” Since the introduction of the new excise policy, the BJP has been protesting against the Kejriwal-led government.

Under this policy, nearly 850 liquor shops are supposed to open up across city as the state government exited the liquor business.

The opposition party has also objected to the opening of new liquor shops in close vicinity to residential areas, religious sites and educational institutes.

While announcing the policy, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had said that it would revolutionise Delhiites’ liquor buying experience by giving the liquor vends a new shape.

He had also claimed that the policy would further put a complete ban on the modus-operandi of liquor mafias operating in the union territory.

Reacting to Monday’s protests, Sisodia tweeted: “BJP is livid over the implementation of the new excise policy as a result of Kejriwal authorities has put a stoppage to the theft to Rs 35,000 crore in Delhi.

“This money is now being received by the government which will use it for the benefit of masses, earlier this money used to go to the pockets of BJP leaders and liquor mafia,” he had alleged.

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