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Bhagwant Mann govt announces liquor shops closure for 3 days in Sri Fatehgarh Sahib

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In a significant decision, the Punjab has declared a three-day closure of liquor shops in Sri Fatehgarh Sahib, aligning with the commencement of the Shahidi Sabha. These measures, set to be enforced from December 26th to 28th, aim to maintain a sacred atmosphere during the event.

The district has issued orders, emphasizing that no liquor contracts will be operational during the specified period. Furthermore, the government has mandated the suspension of alcohol services in hotels situated within a 3 km radius of Gurdwara Sri Fatehgarh Sahib and Gurdwara Jyoti Sarup Sahib, underlining the commitment to uphold the sanctity of these religious sites.

The decision finds its roots in the Shahidi Sabha, a solemn event dedicated to commemorating the sacrifices of Mata Gujri Ji and both Sahibjade Baba Fateh Singh and Baba Zorawar Singh. The Sabha, scheduled from December 26th to the 28th, holds deep cultural and religious significance.

Effective from midnight tonight until the same hour on December 28th, all liquor establishments will remain closed. The district magistrate has issued strict instructions to relevant police stations, municipal councils, SDMs, and department officials to ensure the stringent implementation of these orders.

In addition to the temporary closure of liquor shops, all beer bars in the three-kilometer radius of Gurdwara Sri Fatehgarh Sahib and Gurdwara Jyoti Sarup Sahib will remain shut. Hotels are also prohibited from serving alcohol during this period, with strict penalties in place for any violation.

This decision by the reflects a harmonious blend of governance and cultural sensitivity, respecting the sentiments associated with the religious sites and the commemorative event.

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