Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Msh Sisodia on Monday announced that the legal age to consume alcohol in the national capital will be 21.
"The legal age to drink in Delhi will now be 21. There will be no government liquor stores in Delhi," Sisodia said while addressing a press conference here.
"No new liquor shops will be opened in the national capital," he added.
Earlier, the legal age to drink in Delhi's restaurants and bars was 25.
The legal age to consume alcohol differs from state to state in India.
( With inputs from ANI )
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