Delhi: AAP govt lowers legal age to drink from 25 to 21 years

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Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia has said that the legal age to drink in the state will be lowered from 25 to 21 years. Sisodia made the announcement at a press conference on Delhi’s excise policy on March 22. He said that no new liquor stores will be opened in Delhi and age-gating will be strictly implemented. He also said that there are 2,000 illegal liquor shops in Delhi and the new excise reforms will act as a major blow to liquor mafia.