The Manipur Cabinet on Monday decided to legalise liquor in the state and amend the Manipur Excise Rules among others.

Sources said, the decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting held at Cabinet Hall of CM Secretariat with Chief Minister N Biren Singh at 5 pm.

In the meeting, the proposal put up by state Finance department for legalisation of production, manufacture, possession, export and import, transport, purchase, sale and consumption of liquor was approved.

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