Assam Excise Department on Thursday allowed eating places within the state to serve liquor whereas strictly adhering to the social distancing guidelines and different COVID-19 pointers.
A notification issued by the division acknowledged that eating places are allowed to serve liquor offered they’ve licences.
Following the route, the deputy commissioner of Kamrup Metropolitan District issued an order stating that every one Indian-Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) ‘ON’ outlets – locations which can be allowed to promote and serve alcohol – will likely be allowed to stay open from 10 am to five pm with strict compliance to social distancing guidelines and different protocols associated to COVID-19 issued by the federal government.
The liquor outlets within the state had been earlier reopened for a short interval solely to be shut down as additional lockdown, evening curfews and weekend curfews had been reimposed throughout the state.
Restaurants had been allowed to reopen on August 2 however the bars had been directed to stay shut.