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IMFL ‘ON’ Shops, Bars To Remain Open Past Midnight On New Year Eve

30 December 2019


Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has relaxed the selling hour for Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) at 'ON' shops and Bars operating in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Puri municipal limits on the eve of December 31, 2019 night up to 1 AM of January 1, 2020.

"....Government after careful consideration, in exercise of powers conferred under section 93 of Odisha Excise Act, 2008 have been pleased to relax the selling hour for IMFL 'ON' shops and Bars operating in Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation, Cuttack Municipal Corporation and Puri Municipality areas on the eve of 31st December, 2019 night (New Year Eve) upto 1.00 AM of 01.01.2020 in public interest," reads a letter issued by the Excise Department of the State government to the Excise Commissioner, Odisha, Cuttack today.