Closure of 500 liquor shops: TN to face revenue loss of Rs 5 crore a day

Closure of 500 liquor shops: TN to face revenue loss of Rs 5 crore a day

The Tamil Nadu government will face revenue loss ranging between Rs five-six crore a day, due to its decision to shut 500 liquor shops starting Sunday.

On an average Tasmac sells liquor worth Rs 67 crore to 70 crore a day through its more than 6,000 outlets in the State, sources said.
Chief Minister Jayalalithaa had promised phased prohibition in the run-up to the elections.

While various political leaders and social activists have welcomed the government