The Deputy Governor of Delhi has made some changes in the rules of Covid-19 Epidemic Management Control 2020 in the national capital. Under the new rules, a fine of 2000 thousand rupees will be imposed for breaking the norms.
A fine of Rs 2000 will be imposed for not wearing masks, eating paan, gutkha, etc. in public places. This information was notified by the Delhi government on 20 November.
Cases of coronavirus are increasing rapidly in the national capital, due to which the Kejriwal government has decided to adopt effective measures to control it. Till now, 500 rupees were being charged as fine.
According to the changes in rules, a fine of 2 thousand will be charged for not following the Quarantine rules, not adopting social distance, and not wearing a face mask in a public place. Apart from this, spitting in public places, consumption of paan, gutka, tobacco in public areas is also prohibited.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced the same on Thursday during a press conference held after an all-party meeting at the Delhi Secretariat on the issue of controlling the epidemic. Kejriwal said, “I met the Delhi Lieutenant Governor in the first day and we have decided to pay a fine of Rs 2,000 for not wearing a mask in public place.”
Breaking these five rules will attract a fine of Rs 2000:
1. Not wearing a mask
2. Violation of Quarantine Rules
3. Not following social distancing
4. Spitting in public places
5. Consuming betel leaf and tobacco in public places