Excise duty on a liter of arrack is to be increased by Rs.60 and the price of a bottle of beer by Rs.5 with effect from midnight. An official of the Excise Department said that the price revisions were discussed during the last few weeks. (SD)
Comments - 10
citizen Tuesday, 25 October 2011 10:42 AM
Tharaka Chanaka Tuesday, 25 October 2011 11:05 AM
Kassipu prices too?
dam Wednesday, 26 October 2011 08:47 AM
please increase more , cigarettes rs 30 and alcohol by another 100 , than just taxing our innocent people ,,,please do it
izmie Tuesday, 25 October 2011 11:18 AM
How about legalizing kasippu.
kasippu raja Tuesday, 25 October 2011 11:20 AM
Kenny G Tuesday, 25 October 2011 11:31 AM
Now we will have to mix it up and drink.
Dammika Tuesday, 25 October 2011 11:34 AM
The funny part is in Sri Lanka the consumption remains the same or rise ... never goes down
Upali Goonasekara Wednesday, 26 October 2011 12:24 PM
I Agree with You
gafa Tuesday, 25 October 2011 01:17 PM
OK that’s the chance to legalize Kassippu
Black Mamba Tuesday, 25 October 2011 01:45 PM
No no, kasippu will go up after it is legalized!!!
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