Bhubaneswar:7/9/20 All liquor shops and counters, other than in containment zones, across Odisha, have been allowed to remain open from 10.30 am to 10.30 pm. As per a notification by the Excise Department, counter sale of FMFL/IMFL/wine/beer/RTD/out still liquor and ENA based country liquor in the licensed IMFL ‘OFF’, ‘ON’, O.S, C.L shops outside the containment zone has been allowed between 10.30 am and 10.30 pm. Earlier, the liquor shops were restricted to 6 pm. The government had allowed the counter sale of liquor in OFF and ON shops in addition to the ongoing home delivery of these items from July 1. The liquor shops in the state remain closed since March 22 in the wake of the lockdown.