The Delhi authorities on Tuesday allowed sale of liquor within the metropolis via cell utility or web site with a view to keep away from heavy crowding on the wine and beer retailers throughout the town, news company ANI mentioned on micro running a blog web site Twitter.
Delhi authorities permits residence supply of Indian liquor and international liquor by ordering via cell app or on-line internet portal, ANI mentioned on its official Twitter deal with.
“The licensee shall make supply of liquor on the residences provided that order is obtained via cell app or on-line internet portal and no supply shall be made to any hostel, workplace and establishment,” Delhi Authorities mentioned in a notification.
The federal government mentioned that solely liquor retailers which have the L-13 licence can be allowed to hold out residence deliveries of Indian and international liquor.
The Delhi authorities final month imposed a lockdown within the metropolis after second wave of Covid-19 infections hit the town. Simply earlier than the announcement of imposition of lockdown lengthy queues of individuals have been seen exterior the wine and beer retailers within the metropolis.
Neighbouring cities of Gurugram and Faridabad in Haryana and Noida in Uttar Pradesh have already opened wine and beer retailers.
Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Punjab, Jharkhand, Odisha are amongst states the place residence supply of liquor is allowed.
The Supreme Courtroom had final 12 months suggested the states to contemplate residence supply of liquor to take care of social distancing after visuals emerged of individuals crowding exterior alcohol retailers in violation of Covid protocols.