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Viral Video: People standing outside liquor shop in Delhi get showered with petals

Amid the chaos, a video of a man showering flowers on people standing in a queue outside liquor shops in Chander Nagar, Delhi has gone viral on social media.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 5, 2020 8:27:05 pm
Delhi Police, Delhi Liquor Shops, Social Distancing, delhi liquor more expensive, delhi liquopr price raised, 70 % hike, twitter reactions, trending, indian express, indian express news A video of the incident shows a man in a handkerchief mask holding a plastic bag full of flower petals and throwing them on the people

As India entered the third phase of the coronavirus-enforced lockdown, the government announced several relaxations, including the opening of stand-alone liquor stores on Monday. However, the move led to people crowding up outside liquor vends, leading to lathicharge by police in many areas.

Amid the chaos, a video of a man showering flowers on people standing in a queue outside a liquor shop in Chander Nagar, Delhi, has gone viral on social media. A video of the incident, which was shared by ANI, shows a man in a handkerchief mask holding a plastic bag full of flower petals and throwing them on the people standing outside the liquor shop.

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Manufacture and sale of liquor is one of the major sources of revenue for states and the reopening of liquor vends comes at a time when the states have been struggling to shore up their economy amid the disruption on account of the lockdown.

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