Hyderabad guzzled up close to Rs 150 crore worth of liquor. The excise department laughed that for spending on liquor. And they sold liquor in 196 bars and 60 pubs.
The people of Hyderabad have spent close to Rs 700 crore on 31st December and 1st January as contra Rs 400 spent last year.
The bakers and confectioneries walked away with the cake. They sold close to 200 tonnes of cakes in the city. Global Bakery alone sold more than 2 tonnes of cake.
Officially, near about 140 New Year bashes were organised. From actors to DJs to celebrities, P3Ps were in full strength and PYTs prevailed the dance floors. Tickets sold like hot cakes and the organisers minted money and the tickets ranged from Rs 200 to Rs 5000.
Mera Event website alone sold tickets worth Rs 3 crore on New Year eve.