Aquila Restaurant: The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has sent a closure notice to a restaurant that allegedly did not allow entry to a woman wearing a sari.
Aquila Restaurant: The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has sent a closure notice to a restaurant that allegedly did not allow entry to a sari-clad woman. It was told by SDMC that the restaurant was running without a valid business license. After this the owner of the restaurant also said that he has closed the establishment.Also Read – Viral: Woman stopped wearing saree in Delhi restaurant, video goes viral
SDMC officials said on Wednesday that a notice for closure of Aquila Restaurant, located in Ansal Plaza, Andrews Ganj, was issued as it was operating without a valid licence. The notice of closure was issued on 24 September, which stated that the Public Health Inspector of the area, on investigation on 21 September, found that the establishment was operating in unhygienic condition without a health trade licence. Also Read – Crime News: Two people arrested for extortion, extortion, posting nude pictures on social media
The restaurant had also illegally occupied public land. The notice issued by the SDMC said, ‘The Public Health Inspector again inspected the site on 24 September and found that the business was going on in the same condition. You are directed to close the business within 48 hours of receiving this notice. Failure to do so may result in appropriate action including sealing without issuing any notice. Also Read – Delhi Fire: A massive fire broke out at a factory in Delhi’s Mayapuri, 17 fire tenders engaged in extinguishing
The restaurant owner, in his reply on September 27, said that the said business has been immediately closed and will not be run without the SDMC trade license. Last week, on a social media post, a woman said that she was not allowed to enter the restaurant because she was wearing a sari. The woman had also posted a video of a scuffle with the restaurant’s staff.