"Can't let city become bootlegging, liquor hoarding hub:" Delhi govt defends decision to prohibit discounts on liquor

The Delhi government counsel argued that because of the exorbitant discounts being given by the retailers, some individuals have started hoarding liquor and taking it outside Delhi for sale, which is prohibited.
Wine & Liquor shops (Image for representative purpose)
Wine & Liquor shops (Image for representative purpose)

The Delhi government on Monday defended its order prohibiting discounts on liquor, stating before the Delhi High Court that the State cannot be a mute spectator to boot-legging, predatory pricing and efforts by some industry sharks to create a monopolistic market [Bhagwati Transformer Corp. and Ors v Government of NCT of Delhi].

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