New Year Liquor Sales Touch Record High In Telangana 

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Liquor sales in Telangana went through the roof on New Year's Eve crossing a record Rs. 100 crores. A steep increase in the prices of liquor by the state government was no dampener for those who decided to ring in 2018 on a real high note--as revealed by statistics.

On December 31 alone, liquor sales of ₹Rs.100 crore were recorded. And the month of December, possibly on account of the hiked prices of liquor, registered record sales amounting to over Rs. 1600 crores.

The state exchequer benefited to the tune of an extra 20% through higher sales in the month of December 2017, in comparison to the previous year.Close to Rs.450 crore worth liquor was sold in the last week of December from the state-owned Beverage Corporation (TSBCL), according to sources.

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