Gurgaon: CyberHub, Atmosphere Mall change entrance to beat 500-metre SC liquor ban


To avoid the 500-metre liquor ban on pubs, bars and eating places, the builders in Gurgaon are altering the doorway to their properties; making motorable distance greater than 500 metres and transferring these institutions out of the purview of the Supreme Courtroom order.

That is in violation of the sanctioned plans and maps permitted by the division of city and nation planning. Nevertheless, insiders say that the builders are able to take the chance as there is no such thing as a different method for them to keep away from the ban.

The excise division, in the meantime, stated the method to measure the motorable distance of the bars and pubs will start on Wednesday.

On the Atmosphere Mall, the developer has closed the doorway to the Leela Atmosphere Lodge and guests will now need to drive across the residential complicated earlier than coming into the lodge. This has additionally hit the entry to the Atmosphere Lagoon residences and invited the ire of the residents.

“We have now complained to the police and DTCP officers however nothing has been performed. Fast paced luxurious automobiles and business visitors is now transferring in entrance of our complicated. Youngsters and elders can’t exit on the highway,” stated Sanjay Lal, member of the RWA govt committee.

Liquor gross sales at bars and pubs in Cyber Hub and Atmosphere mall are main crowd pullers and generate enormous income for these properties. The bar/pub house owners in Sector 29 additionally need HUDA to dam entry to one of many roads in order that the motorable distance will be elevated. “We have now invested crores in establishing these services. The federal government ought to now assist us,” stated a bar proprietor, preferring anonymity.

Equally, the doorway to Cyber Hub close to Fast Metro station subsequent to Shankar Chowk has been moved to make sure that the motorable distance is greater than a kilometre from NH8.

Greater than 150 bars and pubs in Gurgaon have been hit by the Supreme Courtroom’s ban on liquor sale inside 500 metres of state and nationwide highways.

HC Dahiya, excise commissioner, west Gurgaon, stated that the motorable distance from the sting of the highway would be the standards for renewal of licences.


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