Dry days in Delhi 2022: The Delhi government has stated that the city will have only three ‘dry days’ this year. Which means that the number of ‘dry days’ has come down from 21 to 3.
“In pursuance of the provisions of Rule 52 of Delhi Excise Rules, 2010, it is hereby ordered that the following dates shall be observed as “Dry Day” in the National Capital Territory of Delhi by all the licensees of the Excise department and opium vends located in Delhi for the year 2022. Republic Day, Independence Day and Gandhi Jayanti. Apart from the above three dry days, the Government may declare any other day in the year as Dry Day from time to time.”
In short, it means that bars and pubs will only remain closed in Delhi on Republic Day (26 January), Gandhi Jayanti (2 October) and Independence Day (15 August).
No longer does it matter whether you are a socializer or you like keeping it to yourself, you must keep a tab on everything and anything that comes around at some sort of celebration or occasion.
Also, no matter what kind of trip you are planning, you must be aware of all the dry days in your city so that to avoid any sort of disappointment in your celebration.
- Dry days are the days when the sale of alcohol is not permitted.
- Dry days are generally observed on national holidays, major festivals and during elections in India.
- When the government announces a dry day, alcohol becomes unavailable at the liquor stores, pubs etc.
So, all that we are saying it, dry days are more of party-spoilers and are observed majorly on the national days.
Now, imagine yourself going out on a vacation and enjoying all well, but all of sudden you realize it’s a dry day and is interrupting your celebration. Nothing would be as disappointing as that particular situation.
So, for all the residents of Delhi, or even someone who is planning a vacation in Delhi, we have brought you the complete list of dry days in Delhi for the year 2022, so that to further avoid these kind of obstacles.
What is a dry day?
Dry days are specific days when the sale of alcohol is not permitted. Each state is empowered to declare specific days as dry days. Most dry days are on major national festivals and occasions such as Republic Day (26 January), Independence Day (15 August), and Gandhi Jayanti (2 October).
Dry days are also observed during national and state elections in India.
For Lok Sabha or Vidhan Sabha elections, prohibited days are declared for 48 hours prior to the close of voting, plus during the counting day(s). For municipality, panchayat, municipal corporation, prohibited days occur on the polling day, the previous day and the counting day(s).