Bengaluru: Liquor ban from February 14 to 17 to ensure fair electoral process for teachers’ by-election

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06-02-2024

    Temporary prohibition on liquor sales for a period of three days

    Ban to ensure fair electoral process during the teachers' election

    Ban will be in effect from 5 pm on Feb 14 to 6 am on Feb 17, 2024

Dayananda K.A., the District Collector of Bengaluru City, has announced a temporary prohibition on liquor sales for a period of three days, beginning on Valentine’s Day. This measure is directly tied to the upcoming Karnataka Legislative Council Bengaluru Teachers Constituency By-election 2024.

The aim is to ensure a fair electoral process and maintain peace in Bengaluru during the teachers’ election. The district administration has enforced the liquor ban from February 14 to February 17, 2024. This decision is in accordance with the Model Code of Conduct, which is already in effect for the ongoing election and will continue until February 23 in Bengaluru.

The voting rights of teachers from seven assembly constituencies in Bengaluru city district, namely Yelahanka, Batarayanpur, Yeshavantpur, Dasarahalli, Mahadevpur, Bangalore South, and Anekal, will be exercised to elect a new representative.

Dayananda K.A., the Bengaluru City District Collector, has provided clarification, stating, “The sale of alcohol will be prohibited in Bengaluru for three days starting from February 14 due to the Karnataka Legislative Council Bengaluru Teachers Constituency By-election 2024.” The ban will be effective from 5 pm on February 14 and will end at 6 am on February 17, 2024.

This decision is based on Rule 10(b) of the Karnataka Excise Rules, 1967, and is implemented under the authority granted by Section 135(c) of the Representation of the People Act, 1951. Consequently, all liquor transactions are prohibited throughout the district, and official dry days have been declared.

Bengaluru: Liquor ban from February 14 to 17 to ensure fair electoral process for teachers’ by-election

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    Temporary prohibition on liquor sales for a period of three days

    Ban to ensure fair electoral process during the teachers' election

    Ban will be in effect from 5 pm on Feb 14 to 6 am on Feb 17, 2024

Dayananda K.A., the District Collector of Bengaluru City, has announced a temporary prohibition on liquor sales for a period of three days, beginning on Valentine’s Day. This measure is directly tied to the upcoming Karnataka Legislative Council Bengaluru Teachers Constituency By-election 2024.

The aim is to ensure a fair electoral process and maintain peace in Bengaluru during the teachers’ election. The district administration has enforced the liquor ban from February 14 to February 17, 2024. This decision is in accordance with the Model Code of Conduct, which is already in effect for the ongoing election and will continue until February 23 in Bengaluru.

The voting rights of teachers from seven assembly constituencies in Bengaluru city district, namely Yelahanka, Batarayanpur, Yeshavantpur, Dasarahalli, Mahadevpur, Bangalore South, and Anekal, will be exercised to elect a new representative.

Dayananda K.A., the Bengaluru City District Collector, has provided clarification, stating, “The sale of alcohol will be prohibited in Bengaluru for three days starting from February 14 due to the Karnataka Legislative Council Bengaluru Teachers Constituency By-election 2024.” The ban will be effective from 5 pm on February 14 and will end at 6 am on February 17, 2024.

This decision is based on Rule 10(b) of the Karnataka Excise Rules, 1967, and is implemented under the authority granted by Section 135(c) of the Representation of the People Act, 1951. Consequently, all liquor transactions are prohibited throughout the district, and official dry days have been declared.

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