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News18 Afternoon Digest: 125 More Liquor Shops Shuttered in Delhi, Licensees Blame Losses and 'Policy Flip-Flop' & Other Stories

By: News Desk

News18.com

Last Updated: August 03, 2022, 15:01 IST

New Delhi, India

With the announcement, the AAP government accused the BJP of running an illegal liquor business in Gujarat and wished to do so in Delhi as well (Image: Shutterstock)

With the announcement, the AAP government accused the BJP of running an illegal liquor business in Gujarat and wished to do so in Delhi as well (Image: Shutterstock)

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first published:August 03, 2022, 15:01 IST
last updated:August 03, 2022, 15:01 IST