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'Dry days' in Delhi areas bordering UP

Source : IANS
Last Updated: Mon, Feb 27, 2012 05:30 hrs

New Delhi: Areas of Delhi bordering Uttar Pradesh will have two dry days -- when liquor sales are restricted -- in view of the sixth phase of the ongoing assembly polls in the neighbouring state Feb 28, an official statement said Saturday.

"The Delhi government's excise department has issued a notification to observe dry day from 5 p.m. on Feb 26 till 5 p.m. Feb 28 within 500 metre distance from Delhi-UP border," said the statement.

A total of 68 assembly seats in western Uttar Pradesh will go to polls in the sixth phase Tuesday.

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