Meghalaya : Dry Day on Christmas and New Year in East Khasi Hills

Guwahati: ‘Dry Days’ have been declared in Meghalaya’s entire East Khasi Hills District on account of Christmas and New Year. All shops, home delivery licensees, canteens and outstill will remain closed.

The dry days have been declared on December 24 and 25, and also on January 1 marking the occasion of Christmas and New Year respectively.

The official notification stated, “In exercise of the power conferred by Section 52 (I) of the Meghalaya Excise Act (Assam Excise Act 1910 as adopted). I, Smti. Isawanda Laloo, I.A.S., Deputy Commissioner, East Khasi Hills.”

The notification added, “Shillong do hereby declare the 24th & 25th December 2022 and 1st January 2023 as “Dry Days” in the entire District of the East Khasi Hills on account of “Christmas Festival” and “New Year’ respectively. All Bonded Warehouses/IMFL “OFF” & “ON” Shops/Home Delivery Licensees/ Canteens and Outstills shall remain closed on these days.”

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