The Gauteng Liquor Forum (GLF) says that Cyril Ramaphosa has until Tuesday midday to respond to their request to relax the total ban of alcohol or meet them in court.
About 20 000 shebeens and tarverns in the townships of Gauteng have written a letter to the president giving him reasons why they should be permitted to sell alcohol.
The forum insists that President should allow alcohol to be sold on a limited basis.
Since the Disaster Management Act was declared leading to lockdown regulations being implemented, alcohol selling, public consumption as well as the transportion of alcoholic beverages has been restricted.
Their letter to the president explains how much their businesses have suffered as a result of the lockdown regulations as well as how seriously the extension has negatively impacted on their businesses.
Furthermore, the forum says they just want the regulations to be relaxed and said they did not have any objections as far as taking necessary steps in curbing the spread of Covid-19 is concerned.
However, the president has about until Tuesday to relax the failure of the current regulations to which he will face court action.
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