KOKRAJHAR: The District Magistrate, Chirang, Gautam Talukdar on Sunday declared Dry Days throughout the district including Bijni election district for maintenance of peace and tranquility in connection with the ongoing general elections to the Assam State Legislative Assembly 2021 from 6 PM of April 4 to 6 PM of April 6, 2021. May 2, 2021 is also declared dry day, till counting is over.
As per the order, during the Dry Days, the sale, possession, consumption and transportation of any intoxicant by any persons or group is prohibited throughout the district. All IMFL "OFF" and "ON" shops including club "ON", Country Spirit Retail vend license premises, MCT will remain closed and shall not be allowed to sell/serve liquor to anyone whosoever on the aforesaid days.
No storage of intoxicant by any person or group of persons on those days in the respective areas shall be allowed. Any violation of the order shall be dealt with under the relevant provisions of Assam Excise Act and Rules.