Delhi Govt Lifts Liquor COVID-19 Cess Over Smuggling Fears

by GoNews Desk Jun 08, 2020 • 04:24 PM Views 974

Liquor in Delhi will become cheaper from June 10 as the Delhi government, on Monday decided to withdraw the 70 percent 'special corona fee' on liquor. The Delhi government had received inputs from the Excise Department that if liquor prices were too high, smuggling from the neighboring states of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh could spike due to pent-up demand. This can also hit the revenue of the Delhi government.