Is today a dry day, a day when alcohol is not available for sale in India? The answer is yes. A dry day will be observed on May 23, 2024, Thursday due to Buddha Purnima across the country. Buddha Purnima, also known as Buddha Jayanti, marks the birth anniversary of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. Buddha's Birthday is the most important Buddhist festival and celebration worldwide. Coming back to the dry day observance, a dry day, according to the Alcohol Laws of India, is a day when alcohol sale is prohibited. It is observed keeping religious or national festivals in mind and when elections occur.

Dry Days in May 2024 in India

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