As many as 15,340 boxes of liquor, 6,919 beer boxes amounting to 1.87 (1,87,283) lakh liters, were sold in the district on Tuesday for the new year.
In 2018 As many as 18,932 crates of liquor, including beer, amounting to 3,75,867 liters, were sold.
In 2017 15,295 crates (3,50,309 litres) sale of liquor was recorded.
The excise department has achieved its target this year which was set for it, sources said.
The sale of beer, however, showed a decline.