Port Blair, May 29: Under the provisions of Rule 4.3(a) 7(a) to (c) of the Excise Policy & 9 (iii) of the bar guidelines issued by the Administration vide Office Order No.4192 dated 18/11/2008 respectively, the Deputy Commissioner, North & Middle Andaman District has ordered that 11/06/2023 (Sunday) Polling Day and 13/06/2023 (Tuesday) Counting Day will be observed as ‘Dry Day’ in connection with the Bye Election against the casual vacancy of Gram Panchayat Member Constituency  Swadeshnagar – 1, Panchayat Samiti Member, Mayabunder under Mayabunder Tehsil and Gram Panchayat Member Constituency Rangat – 8 under Rangat Tehsil.

No liquor shops, hotels, restaurants, clubs and establishments selling/serving liquor shall be permitted to sell/serve liquor to anyone whosoever on the aforesaid day. People have also been requested to keep themselves away from consuming any kind of spirituous and fermented liquor/wines or display the same for sale on the above date.

This order is applicable to IMFL vending licensees i.e. ANIIDCO, CSD Canteen, all Defence Canteen, Police Mess and all private bar licensees functioning in North & Middle Andaman District.