Articles tagged under: Liquor prohibition
February 20, 2018
Gandhinagar: Presenting the state budget for year 2018-19, Finance minister Nitin Patel today announced Rs 106.32 crore additional tax on foreign liquor. Patel said the excise on liquor in the state was lastly fixed in year 1999-2000.
Excise on spirit for 1 bulk litre has been increased from existing Rs 100 to Rs 300. Same in the case of beer will be up from Rs 25 to Rs 60 in case of strong beer and Rs 33 in case of mild beer.
Transportation fee and special fee are also increased...Read More
December 15, 2016
Gandhinagar: Gujarat Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today gave its nod the amendments in Prohibition Law in order to make punishments for liquor production, sell and consumption more stringent. Following are the details shared by Minister of State, Home department, Government of Gujarat Shri Pradipsinh Jadeja:
- Upto 3-year jail and fine as per existing law for purchase, sell and transport of liquor. The government makes amendment for upto 10-year jail and upto Rs 5...Read More
December 10, 2013
Palanpur, 10 December 2013
A small gramsabha meeting in Palanpur taluka's Malan village in north Gujarat on Monday took unanimous decision to ban liquor consumption. Local Thakor community approved the proposal of Rs. 51,000 fine to one who sells or consumes liquor in village. The amount collected as fine will be used for developmental works.
This special gram sabha meeting was organized by forest department employee, and son of this village Shri Parthibhai P...Read More
December 05, 2011
Gandhinagar, 5 December, 2011
Gujarat Governor Dr. Kamla Beniwal has given her approval to The Bombay Prohibition (Gujarat Amendment) Bill
The Gujarat State Assembly had with a majority vote passed The Bombay Prohibition (Gujarat Amendment) Bill proposing stringent punishment up to death penalty to deal with illicit liquor trade after year 2009 hooch tragedy that claimed over 130 lives in the State.
The Gujarat Government under the amendment had sought to award death pena...Read More
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