After Ban On Goan Beaches, Drinking In Public Places Is Also Becoming Illegal

Posted at September 19th, 2017 | by Shivani Goel | in News, Nightlife

Goa has been in quite a lot of trouble over the past year. Everything that made it “Goa” seems to be getting banned and a lot of different forces are joining to make this happen. Massive music festivals like Sunburn and Supersonic are no longer allowed, dance music and rave scenes are also put in check, late night parties face a complete ban, and recently drinking at the beaches and surrounding areas was also prohibited.

Goan Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar announced that the State Government has decided to ban consumption of liquor in public places and will issue a notice by October. Apparently people drink on the roadsides and then break the bottles on the road which creates issues.

“If someone wants to drink (liquor), they should drink inside and not in public places. In the next 15 days, I will hold meetings with government officials to ban the consumption of liquor at public places,” Parrikar said. “Liquor shops will face the music if people are found drinking in the open spaces near the shop.”

Last year, ‘No Alcohol Consumption Zones’ were declared and people were imposed penalties if caught. Even this year, the police have majorly cracked down on public consumption of alcohol and made several arrests. While we agree that this is probably towards the betterment of the area, it still makes Goa lose it’s charm if you can’t enjoy a beer on the beach. Stay tuned for more.

 

 

Source: Times Of India

Shivani Goel

मुख्य लेखिका

TALK OF THE TOWN

Psy Legends Vini Vici Are Coming To India This November

Psychedelic Trance dignitary Vini Vici are planning an India tour later thi ...

20 Night Clubs In India That You Need To Party At

There are very little things that may beat going out partying that would ma ...

One Republic Are Coming To India Next Month

One of the greatest Pop-Rock bands of our time are hitting up India next mo ...

Troyboi Is Coming Back For An India Tour This Month

It seems like Troyboi will be coming back for more after his debut India to ...

Cafés In Mumbai That Won't Burn A Hole In Your Pocket

Mumbai is yuuge and as a result there are loads and loads of quirky and min ...

Nightlife Spots In Mumbai You Can Party At After 1AM

Of many things that Mumbai is popular for, nightlife is one. A drive along ...

TRENDING

Relax With Dance Music - Chill EDM Playlist

Till date, most people associate EDM with ONLY festival sounds and a ...

Our Favorite Dance Music Remixes of Post Malone Hits

Post Malone is on a roll! He recently broke yet another record; accordin ...

Best EDM Remixes of Pop Hits - Part I

Are you one of those avid music listeners who are done with ‘Havana’ pl ...

50 New Age Rappers Who Deserve Your Attention

This post is for anyone who has grown up listening to Hip-Hop artists of th ...

Another Indian Cracks Beatport's Top 20 Charts

All the way from the party capital of India, Goa, Benz along with his Banga ...

Skrillex, Snake, Steve Aoki, Eminem, Post Malone, Martin Garrix and More Featured On Deadpool 2 Soundtrack

The Official Soundtrack for the upcoming Deadpool 2 movie is out in full no ...


Find Events

In your city, in your neighbourhood. Coming soon.

What’s Trending

What trends never ends.

@grapevineonline

Follow Us on Insta for #GVOStuff