new Delhi: The Deputy Governor of Delhi has approved the change in the rules of Kovid-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 of corona and social distance. Along with this, a fine of Rs 2000 will also be paid for not wearing masks and eating paan, gutkha etc. in public places. This information has been given in the notification of Delhi government on 20 November.
Cases of corona virus have started increasing rapidly in the national capital, due to which the Kejriwal government has decided to adopt effective measures to control it. In fact, the day before, Kejriwal government of Delhi decided to impose a fine of Rs 2000 on not putting a mask in Delhi, on which the Governor has also approved. Till now, 500 rupees were being charged as fine.
It has been clarified in the notification of Delhi Government that a fine of 2 thousand will be charged for not following the Quarantine rules, not adopting social distance, and not wearing face mask in public places. Apart from prohibiting spitting in public places, there is now a ban on the consumption of paan, gutka, tobacco in public areas.
Earlier, the Delhi government on Thursday made clear its intention to impose a fine of Rs 2,000 for not wearing masks in public areas and decided to make the rule even stricter, increasing four times the earlier fine.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced this 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. Do not apply 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