Guntur (Andhra Pradesh): Villagers protested in front of a liquor store, demanding the closure of the shop.
The incident took place in Pilutla village which is in Machavaram.
Police rushed to the spot and the crowd requested the police to close the shops again. They said that other villagers also coming to their place to buy liquor which is literally ruining the social distancing. So they demanded the closure of the shops.
The Andhra Government has announced reopening of the liquor shops with the condition of 50 percent hike in taxes as a step towards discouraging alcohol consumption.