Sale of liquor and all alcoholic beverages was ordered to be prohibited in several selected areas of Badulla and Nuwara Eliya Districts on the occasion of the Thai Pongal festival tomorrow by order of the Department of Excise.

Therefore, all restaurants, bars and wine stores in Nuwara Eliya District had been ordered to be shut during Sunday.

Also, sale of liquor in all other areas excluding Mahiyangana and Ridimaliyadda Divisional Secretariats of the Badulla District too have been ordered to be prohibited.

source-daily mirror