A long queue seen outside a liquor shop in Maharashtra.MUMBAI: For the period of lockdown, tipplers in Maharashtra can get their liquor stock home-delivered from the retail shops in their neighbourhood. The order can be placed on phone as of now as the state administration indicated that they will slowly move to online. Since it will take at least two days for shops to prepare infrastructure, such as delivery boys and transport system, the deliveries will start from Thursday, the excise officials said. The state excise department on Tuesday issued an order directing the existing liquor shop license holders (IMFL, beer and wine shops) to extend delivery to the drinking permit holders on their home addresses. “In exercise of the powers conferred by section 139 of the Maharashtra prohibition Act 1949, and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, the government of maharashtra hereby permits the licensee holding the licenses in the form of FL-2, FL-BR2 and FL-WII
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