Erode (East) bypoll | Liquor shops to remain shut for four days

All such shops within a 5 km radius of polling stations and the counting centre, will remain shut, a press release from the Erode District Election Officer said

Updated - February 20, 2023 01:38 pm IST

Published - February 18, 2023 03:23 pm IST - ERODE

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In view of the byelection to the Erode (East) Assembly constituency, all liquor shops located within a 5 km radius of polling stations and near the counting centre, will be closed for four days.

A press release from Erode District Election Officer and District Collector H. Krishnanunni said that Tasmac shops and bars attached to it and other bars were not allowed to function from 10 a.m. on February 25 to midnight on the 27th, and also on counting day, on March 2.  

The release warned that action would be taken against violators. Polling is scheduled for February 27.

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