Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Dry day in Delhi 2018


What is a dry day ?

Dry day is a day when there is no sale of alcohol in a state or any location. These days are on the national holidays, restricted holidays and other days as decided by the government. According to the excise govt. orders, sale of alcohol is illegal on a dry day. These days are decided by the excise govt. that when and at which locations the dry day will be considered. 

Dry day in Delhi 2018

Here is the list of dry days in Delhi 2018

S.NO
Date of dry days
Occasion
1
14th January 2018
Makar Sakranti – in some cities
2
26th January 2018
Republic Day
3
30th January 2018
Martyr Day (Dry day in 3 States – Maharashtra, Kerala, Rajasthan and 1 UT – Andaman & Nicobar Island)
Assassination of MK Gandhi - Father of Nation
4
31st January 2018
Guru Ravidas Jayanti (Dry day in Delhi)
5
10th February 2018
Swami Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti
6
13th February 2018
Maha Shivratri
7
19th February 2018
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti (Dry day in Maharashtra)
8
2nd March 2018
Holi
9
25th March 2018
Ram Navami
10
29th March 2018
Mahavir Jayanti
11
30th March 2018
Good Friday
12
14th April 2018
Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti
13
29th May 2018
Buddha Purnima
14
1st May 2018
Maharashtra Day (Dry day in Maharashtra)
15
14th  / 15th June 2018
Idu’l Fitr
16
23rd July 2018
Ashadi Ekadashi (Dry day only in Maharashtra)
17
27th July 2018
Guru Purnima
18
9th August 2018
Sawan Shivratri
19
15th August 2018
Independence Day
20
26th August 2018
Rakhi
21
15th August 2018
Independence Day
22
21st / 22nd August 2018
Bakrid
23
2nd September 2018
Janamashtami
24
12th September 2018
Ganesh Chaturthi
25
23rd September 2018
Ganesh Visarjan (Dry day in Maharashtra)
26
2nd October 2018
Mahatami Gandhi Birthday
27
8th October 2018
Prohibition Week – Mumbai, Pune Thane (Maharashtra)
28
9th October 2018
Muharram
29
19th October 2018
Dussehra
30
24th October 2018
Valmiki Jayanti
31
7th November 2018
Diwali
32
19th November 2018
Kartiki Ekadashi
33
20th / 21st November 2018
Id-e-Milad
34
23rd November 2018
Guru Nanak Jayanti
35
24th November 2018
Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur
36
25th December 2018
Christmas
Well these are the already decided dry days in Delhi or other parts of India. But these days are not limited and ban on alcohol may be applied on other days too. Like the elections also have impact on dry days.