Supreme Court in its latest judgment ordered a ban on the sale of liquor on national and state highways from April 1.

The Apex court clarified that the ban includes restaurants, bars and pubs within 500 metres along the highways. Aimed at controlling the menace of drunk driving, thousands of liquor shops were shut down across various states after the court’s order.

In order to counter the Apex court’s order, some states are either opting for de-notifying their state highways as district highways or planning on bypass stretches in order to come around the order.

Some states like Maharashtra are pinning on their respective chief minister to fight the ban while others are yet to denounce their strategies.

Here’s how different states are dealing with the liquor ban: