Chandigarh: The Supreme Court of India has stayed the order of the Punjab and Haryana high Court directing Chandigarh administration to remove liquor vends in the green belts of Chandigarh.
The high court ordered removal of vends by May 28. The Chandigarh administration was asked to file a compliance report on July 2. During resumed hearing on Monday, Senior Standing Counsel of Chandigarh Sanjay Kaushal informed the bench that orders had been stayed. Assistant Excise and Taxation Commissioner, Naresh Dubey, in his affidavit filed before the bench said the department had issued notices to liquor vends and taverns. However, the high court orders were challenged before the Supreme Court.
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