Wine shops closed in Hyderabad for 2 days

Liquor shops in the Hyderabad city will be closed during the Bonali festival celebrations. Police officials have issued orders to close wine shops, bars and toddy shops from 6 a.m. Sunday to 6 a.m. Tuesday. The commissioners of Hyderabad, Rachakonda and Cyberabad have already issued separate notifications.

Police officials have warned that anyone selling liquor and toddy in violation of the rules will be prosecuted. Knowing that the wine shops would be closed for two days, the drinkers bought the liquor in advance and stockpiled. Liquor shops have witnessed huge sales on Saturday evening as public queued up to buy their favourite booze.