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All liquor shops will be closed tomorrow in view of the Deepavali Festival, the Excise Department said today.

 

 

Department Spokesman Prabath Jayawickreme said the Excise Commissioner General had ordered the closure of all the liquor shops on a request made by the Government.

 

He said in previous years only liquor shops in selected areas were closed for Deepavali. 


  Comments - 7

  • North Indian Tuesday, 21 October 2014 12:32 PM

    Do Sri Lankans celebrate Diwali?

    ANTON Tuesday, 21 October 2014 01:39 PM

    YEAH, SPECIALLY ILLICIT LIQUOR SELLERS ...........

    common man Tuesday, 21 October 2014 01:40 PM

    good decision by gov

    Gansh Tuesday, 21 October 2014 02:58 PM

    Of course! We Sri Lankan hindus celebrate DEEPAVALI

    Gansh Tuesday, 21 October 2014 03:10 PM

    Of course! We Sri Lankan hindus celebrate DEEPAVALI

    Roger Tuesday, 21 October 2014 04:37 PM

    That means all liquor stores will be open till late tonight!

    Cobra Wednesday, 22 October 2014 06:08 AM

    Thank you, I am well stocked for tomorrow!!!


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