Delhi reduces the legal drinking age to 21 from 25, netizens enjoy memes:
On Monday, the Delhi government approved a new excise policy, where the minimum age for consumption of liquor will be lowered from 25 to 21 years. During the press briefing, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also said there will be no government liquor stores in the city, nor will new liquor shops open in the capital. The move comes after the Delhi government panel’s suggestion to make 21 the permitted drinking age.
The legal age to drink in Delhi will now be 21. There will be no government liquor stores in Delhi. No new liquor shops will be opened in the national capital: Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia pic.twitter.com/F5TZun0t4V
— ANI (@ANI) March 22, 2021
While the minister said the main purpose of the new policy is to prevent evasion of tax and duties. As soon as the announcement was made, there were reactions all over the internet.
From serious tweets on the pros and cons of lowering the age to hilarious memes, here are some of the best reactions trending online:
just when I’m about to turn 25, legal drinking age in Delhi is going down…
— Karan (@luxurykaranism) March 22, 2021
Delhi lowers drinking age of liquor to 21
Bois from Gujarat and Bihar: pic.twitter.com/X7OD0p7tWp
— silly_soul (@ReallyGaurav_) March 22, 2021
— Hitesh (@Hitesh_____) March 22, 2021
After Delhi Govt. legalized drinking age to 21
Those who are below 21 pic.twitter.com/FhI3UPnWuO
— Udit🪖 (@udit0201) March 22, 2021
— Abhijeet Gite (@abhi_loves_you) March 22, 2021
Engineering 1st should start from 21 then
— Abhishek (@Footy_nuts) March 22, 2021
NOT that it matters to me, but still: pic.twitter.com/Tj8WJdOwkL
— Comrade “फन-दाता” (गो करुणा) 🍥 (@PhakkLogic) March 22, 2021
Actually the government needs money 😂🥱
This age is just an diversion 🤣
— Sundar D’silva 🌍 (@Sundar1816) March 22, 2021
Oh yes. Everyone waited to turn 25 to drink 😏😏 .In. Delhi.
— Siddharth Singh (@sidsingh2007) March 22, 2021
You’re telling me I’m FINALLY allowed to drink legally? Ah well, about time! 🙏🤭 https://t.co/7YV7PKu3t6
— Esha (@eshabanerji) March 22, 2021
Legal drinking age in Delhi reduced to 21 from 25. Kejru my bro lessgooo pic.twitter.com/gS86FjWkoz
— SV (@DonBerbatov) March 22, 2021
It’s effort to make Delhi More livable City 😂👌
— Newton Bank Kumar (@idesibanda) March 22, 2021
What are your thoughts on this?