Under the new excise policy, outsiders have taken more than a hundred liquor contracts in the name of citizens of Jammu and Kashmir. This allegation has been made by the Wine Trade Association. The association said that under the new policy, influential people from outside Jammu and Kashmir have invested money in the name of the citizens of the state
. The department has vehemently denied the allegations. The department says that contracts have been awarded only under the rules. Charanjit Singh, head of the Wine Trade Association, says that 125 liquor shops have been given to outsiders.
On the other hand, the protest against the opening of liquor shops in Jammu city is increasing continuously. Women demonstrated when a liquor shop opened in Shakti Nagar area on Wednesday. As soon as the stock reached the shop, the local women started shouting slogans. Not only this, he also warned of self-immolation.