Port Blair, March 4: In terms of the provisions contained under Section 135C of the Representation of the People Act 1951 and read with Rule 86 of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands Excise Regulation 2012, Hon'ble Lt  Governor, Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands has ordered that ‘Dry Days’ have to be observed from March 4 (from 7 PM onwards) to Mach 6 on the day of Polling and March 8 on the day of counting.

No liquor shops, hotels, restaurants, clubs and establishments selling/serving liquor shall be permitted to sell/serve liquor to anyone whosoever on the aforesaid days.

This order is also applicable to IMFL vending licencees i.e. ANHDCO, CSD (Unit Run Canteens) all Defence Canteens, Police Mess and all private bar licencees.

This will be applicable in the entire UT of Andaman &Nicobar Islands.