Sales Of Liquor Fell By Twenty Percent In Sawan, Cannabis Being Sold A Lot

Jhansi. The sale of liquor has suffered a major setback in the month of Sawan, while there has been a huge jump in the demand for cannabis. According to the data of the Excise Department, there has been a decrease of about twenty percent in the sale of liquor these days. Due to the avoidance of eggs including onions, garlic, their sales have also registered a tremendous decline. Devotees of Bholi Bhandaris abstain from the things which are considered to be pure in the month of Sawan. Its effect is also being seen. There has been a significant drop in the sale of liquor. The excise department receives license fee of about 34 crores every month from 84 shops of English liquor, 71 of beer, 268 of country liquor and 5 model shops in the district. But in the month of Sawan, there has been a decrease of about 20 percent in the sale of liquor. At the same time, there is an increase in the sale of cannabis. There are 10 licensed shopkeepers of cannabis in the district. Two of these shops are in urban areas. Normally they get 30 lakh license fee, but the sales of bhang, which is considered to be the choice of Bhole Nath, has increased to about 42 lakh rupees. Excise officers also believe that the maximum decline in the sale of liquor occurs in the month of July-August in the whole year. According to DO Pramod Kumar Goel, sales decline in the month of Sawan, although it is compensated in the month of December-January. Fifty rupees fell, the price of the cock in the month of Sawan, people are abstaining from non-vegetarian food too. Its effect is being seen in the cock market. Till last month, the price of chicken in the wholesale market was Rs 130 per kg, which has now come down to Rs 80. Traders are upset due to the fall in the price of chicken. Wholesale trader Mohammad Rashid says that a rooster costs about Rs 110, but due to non-sales, he has to sell it for Rs 80. It is a compulsion to sell the rooster in the market after the low price. Traders are selling it despite the loss. The price of eggs per carat has also come down. Fifty kilos of onions could not be sold even in four days, the sale of onion and garlic has also come down. People are also refraining from using it in the month of Sawan. Rajeev Shivhare, a wholesale seller in the market, says that normally they sell about 100 kg of onions in a day, but after the start of Sawan, even a sack of 50 kg is not being sold even in four days. Even because of the rain, people avoid keeping them in their homes. There has also been a significant decrease in the sale of garlic.

Jhansi. The sale of liquor has suffered a major setback in the month of Sawan, while there has been a huge jump in the demand for cannabis. According to the data of the Excise Department, there has been a decrease of about twenty percent in the sale of liquor these days. Due to the avoidance of eggs including onions, garlic, their sales have also registered a tremendous decline. Devotees of Bholi Bhandaris abstain from the things which are considered to be pure in the month of Sawan. Its effect is also being seen. There has been a significant drop in the sale of liquor. The excise department receives license fee of about 34 crores every month from 84 shops of English liquor, 71 of beer, 268 of country liquor and 5 model shops in the district. But in the month of Sawan, there has been a decrease of about 20 percent in the sale of liquor. At the same time, there is an increase in the sale of cannabis. There are 10 licensed shopkeepers of cannabis in the district. Two of these shops are in urban areas. Normally they get 30 lakh license fee, but the sales of bhang, which is considered to be the choice of Bhole Nath, has increased to about 42 lakh rupees. Excise officers also believe that the maximum decline in the sale of liquor occurs in the month of July-August in the whole year. According to DO Pramod Kumar Goel, sales decline in the month of Sawan, although it is compensated in the month of December-January. Fifty rupees has fallen, the price of chicken has also been avoiding meat-eating in the month of Sawan. Its effect is being seen in the cock market. Till last month, the price of chicken in the wholesale market was Rs 130 per kg, which has now come down to Rs 80. Traders are upset due to the fall in the price of chicken. Wholesale trader Mohammad Rashid says that a rooster costs about Rs 110, but due to non-sales, he has to sell it for Rs 80. It is a compulsion to sell the rooster in the market after the low price. Traders are selling it despite the loss. The price of eggs per carat has also come down. Fifty kilos of onions could not be sold even in four days, the sale of onion and garlic has also declined. People are also avoiding its use in the month of Sawan. Rajeev Shivhare, a wholesale seller in the market, says that normally they sell about 100 kg of onions in a day, but after the start of Sawan, even a sack of 50 kg is not being sold even in four days. Even because of the rain, people avoid keeping them in their homes. There has also been a significant decrease in the sale of garlic. .

( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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