Chennai: After a hole of impartial about 5 months, advise-flee TASMAC retail liquor shops would reopen right here, and in suburbs from 18 August, the Tamil Nadu authorities said on Sunday.
The liquor shops would possibly perchance per chance perchance be commence from 10 am to 7 pm and finest 500 tokens will be issued per day to shoppers, a authorities initiate quoting Tamil Nadu Grunt Advertising and marketing Company (TASMAC), the only real retailer of Indian made international liquor within the advise, said.
“All these visiting the liquor shops need to compulsorily build on face masks and get social distancing,” it said collectively with shops positioned in containment zones and malls would no longer be opened.
Barring shops in Chennai and diverse suburban areas falling beneath the jurisdiction of Better Chennai Police, liquor shops within the rest of Tamil Nadu were reopened on 7 May per chance well perchance also impartial.
Liquor shops were no longer opened right here in May per chance well perchance also impartial in gaze of a reasonably excessive option of COVID-19 cases all the procedure through that point duration.
The announcement comes at a time when the advise capital has been witnessing a fall in coronavirus cases. TASMAC shops were closed on 24 March evening across Tamil Nadu collectively with Chennai when the lockdown became as soon as imposed for the principle time.