Andrha Pradesh government got richer by Rs 6,904 crore with liquor auction. It is 114 per cent jump compared with 2008-10.Liquor is most lucrative business hence tough competition. Meanwhile, the Andhra Pradesh High Court issued notices to the State and Central governments on a petition filed over prohibition.
This comes handy for a state with severe financial crunchy. The earnings are highest by any state through sale of liquor shops.
About 48,600 bids were received for 6,596 shops.