'Dry Day' Declared Across Assam On Tuesday
GUWAHATI: The Assam government has announced Tuesday, October 8, as a 'Dry Day' to mark the Janmostsava of Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardev, which is celebrated across Assam as Sankardev Tithi.
An official circular stated, “During the period possession or sale or distribution of spirituous, fermented or intoxicating liquors or other substances of alike nature are completely prohibited.”
It is to be mentioned October 8 also being "Vijaya Dashami", will also be considered as a Dry Day.
All liquor retail shops in the state shall remain closed on the above-mentioned date.