‘Legal drinking age lowered to 21 from 25 years in Delhi’: Manish Sisodia

The Delhi Cabinet on Monday approved a new excise policy lowering the minimum age for consumption of liquor to 21 years from 25 years, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced. According to the new policy, no new liquor shops will be opened in Delhi and the government will not run any vend. Sisodia also said, “Government will ensure equitable distribution of liquor shops so that liquor mafia are thrown out of the trade.” Currently, 40 per cent of around 850 establishments in the national capital are privately run. Watch the full video for more.