It was on Monday that rumours mushroomed about BEVCO's likely move to open outlets in KSRTC. It was reported that the KSRTC authorities had submitted a proposal to BEVCO officials and inspections were carried at several buildings.
Onam is a time when BEVCO makes the most sales. In 2019, tipplers in Kerala guzzled liquor worth a record Rs 487 crore sold entirely through state-run outlets. Though COVID-19 dented these figures in 2020-21, Kerala still posted sales of Rs 10,340 crore