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Delhi restaurant closed over license issue after Sari accident twitter reaction



Aquila, a restaurant in Delhi, has received a lot of criticism in recent days for denying entry to a sari-clad woman. The eatery, located at Ansal Plaza Mall in Andrews Ganj, was thrown out after a video surfaced online by a customer. In the viral clip, a staff member was seen not allowing entry to the woman, claiming that the saree does not qualify as the dress code of ‘smart casual’. Internet users were surprised at this strange rule in the capital’s restaurant. However, in the latest development, Aquila has been asked to be shut down by the Municipal Corporation of South Delhi (SDMC).

The closure notice was issued by SDMC on 24 September 2021 for operating without a valid trade license. The notice states that the facility is operating in unhygienic conditions and is encroaching upon public land.

“The restaurant was running illegally without a license. The notice was issued to the eatery only after I raised the issue. Now, the officials have informed that the restaurant has been closed. It is a matter of investigation that the restaurant is under investigation. How was it running without a licence. licence,” Congress councilor Abhishek Dutt told PTI. He also raised the issue in the SDMC House meeting, proposing a fine of Rs. 5 lakh for any establishment that wore traditional Indian attire. Denies entry to any person

Twitter users reacted to the news of the closure of the restaurant in Delhi. Have a look:

Interestingly, when the Sari incident came to the fore online last week, some Twitter users also demanded closure or closure of the restaurant. Have a look:

(Also Read: Delhi Restaurant Responds After Criticism Over ‘Sari’ Video)

The statement was issued by the restaurant of Delhi after the matter of sari surfaced on social media. He said the video clip was only a 10-second snippet of the entire one-hour event and issued a clarification welcoming the visitors dressed in traditional Indian clothes.

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