SC allows dance bars to reopen in Mumbai

Updated:1 month ago IST

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed the dance bars in Mumbai to operate again after it put a ban on the bars earlier. The SC upheld the right of livelihood and right to privacy in the case and struck down some of the restrictions. Talking about the SC order, lawyer Prasenjit Keswani said, “Dance bars have been permitted to operate. Court expressed its opinion that hopefully the licenses can be given to the bars. Some restrictions on the bars have been struck down. An important condition which has been upheld is that dancers have been allowed to be directly given tips. The court has also upheld the condition that alcohol will be served where the dance is taking place.”

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