Delhiites guzzle over 1 crore liquor bottles worth Rs 218 crore
New Delhi: Delhiites guzzled over one crore bottles of liquor worth more than Rs 218 crore during week-long celebrations and partying spanning Christmas eve to New Year eve, officials said.
The highest liquor sale, of 20.30 lakh bottles, was reported in the national capital on December 31, the New Year Eve. The city gulped down liquor worth Rs 45.28 crore on the day welcoming the new year, a senior Excise department official said on Monday.
A record 1.10 crore bottles of liquor of different types, mostly whiskies, were sold in Delhi during December 24-31. The sold volume of liquor was worth Rs 218 crore, he said.