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Drinking age lowered from 25 to 21 in Haryana

Chandigarh, December 22

The Haryana authorities on Wednesday amended its Excise Act paving the way in which for decreasing of the authorized age for consumption of liquor, its buy or sale from the present 25 years to 21 years within the state.

On this regard, the Haryana Excise (Modification) Invoice, 2021 was handed by the state Meeting right here.

The Nationwide Capital Territory of Delhi has additionally not too long ago diminished the age restrict to 21. Furthermore, the socio-economic situations of the day have modified drastically from the time when the above provisions had been integrated within the Excise Act, the Invoice stated.

The individuals now are extra educated and taking part in new endeavours and in addition can take rational choices in the case of accountable consuming, states the Invoice. —PTI

 

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