Delhi High Court seeks Delhi Government stand in another plea against New Excise Policy

The Delhi High Court has today sought a response from the Delhi Government in a plea challenging various amendments brought about by it in the New Excise Policy for 2021-2022. The matter was listed before the bench comprising Chief Justice D.N. Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh. 

At the outset, the new Excise Policy was introduced by the Delhi Government in June this year and was made available in the public domain on July 5, 2021. The said policy divided Delhi into 32 zones, comprising 27 liquor vends each, for the purpose of issuance of licenses.