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Indian Bar Owner Turns Entrance Into A Maze To Bypass New Law


‘If you’re not cheating, you’re not trying,’ or ‘rules are meant to be broken,’ these are old adages that well…cheaters tend to use. Whether it’s in a heated game of Monopoly or over the friendship-ruining game that is Risk, there is always that one cheater in the friend group that tries to pilfer an extra hundred or deploy some extra troops.

But when rules are arbitrarily implemented or grounded in factors that have no basis, then sometimes it might be justified to circumvent these unlawful additions.

Read on to find out what a bar owner did to reopen his business.

On the first of April, 2017, the Supreme Court in India decreed that all businesses and restaurants that offer the sale and serving of liquor need to be more than 500 meters away from national and state highways.

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This ban led to a sudden number of shutdowns of local bars, pubs and liquor stores across the country. Over the first two weeks of April, many business owners have been forced to shut down their business after the rule was strictly enforced.


But it seems like a bar owner in Kerala, India, has come up with an ingenious method to bypass this new law.

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The owner of Aiswarya Beer and Wine Parlour at Paravoor in Emakulam was forced to close down since it was located within 500 meters of a state highway.

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