Guwahati: In the wake of the third phase of Assembly elections in the district, Kamrup Metropolitan District Commission has ordered ‘dry day’ across the district from the evening of April 4 to the evening of April 6.
During this period, the possession/ distribution/ sale of liquor is completely prohibited.
In an order, the DC said, “In connection with 3rd phase of General Election to the State Legislative Assembly, 2021, Dry Day is declared in Kamrup Metropolitan district w.e.f. 6.00 PM on 04/04/2021 to 6.00 PM of 06-04/2021 including the day of counting of votes which is fixed on 02/05/2021 till the process of counting is over and including the day of re-poll if any.”
“All the wholesale/bonded warehouses, IMFL retail ‘OFF’ and ‘ON’ shops including club ‘ON’, Hotel ‘ON’ and Country spirit shops located at above places will remain closed during this period,” added the order.
Any violation of this order will be dealt with into stringent action as per law.