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The Department of Exercise today announced the closure of all liquor shops and taverns for the Sinhala and Tamil New Year as well as on Vesak Poya Day.

Accordingly, all liquor shops in the island would be closed on April 13,14, 29 and 30.

Legal action would be taken against those who break these laws, the Department said.


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  • Govinda Tuesday, 10 April 2018 07:49 PM

    It should be the other way around. On these days liquor should not be consumed.

    ahamed Wednesday, 11 April 2018 09:05 AM

    This notice shall make people to make stock.... expecting a bulk sale..

    Ceylon Mans Wednesday, 11 April 2018 09:26 AM

    Our guys are pro-active, they will stock their requirements on the 12th and 28th April, 2018.

    Kasiya Wednesday, 11 April 2018 12:26 PM

    That is those days, now people are used to Kasiya and its freely available everyday.

    Gamay Kolla Wednesday, 11 April 2018 12:27 PM

    With the high cost of living, the poor man has to drink "Poison" not Arrack !!!

    Sambo Wednesday, 11 April 2018 07:45 PM

    Thank you, we have already purchased our stocks.


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