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Fine For Not Wearing Mask Raised To Rs 1,000 In Gujarat - Download Official Pressnote

The decision came after the Gujarat High Court in its order last month asked the government to collect a minimum fine of Rs 1,000 from those found without mask in public places.

In a bid to stem the spread of Covid-19, the Gujarat government on Monday increased the fine for not wearing mask in public places to Rs 1,000 from the present Rs 500. The decision came after the Gujarat High Court in its order last month asked the government to collect a minimum fine of Rs 1,000 from those found without mask in public places.

Fine For Not Wearing Mask Raised To Rs 1,000 In Gujarat

In the wake of the rising number of coronavirus cases in the state, the high court had observed that “masks are logically the best defense individuals have against Covid-19”. During a hearing in HC last month on a sou motu (taken by court on its own) PIL about various aspects related to coronavirus, the state government informed the court that the hike of 300 led to a significant decrease in the number of people who violated the rule.

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The Gujarat government had recently increased the fine for not wearing mask to Rs 500 from Rs 200. During a hearing in HC last month on a sou motu (taken by court on its own) PIL about various aspects related to coronavirus, the state government informed the court that the hike of Rs 300 led to a significant decrease in the number of people who violated the rule.

It is worth mentioning that the current season in the state is running, but due to the coast of the coronary, all fairs and gatherings have been imposed. The public has been appealing about the use of masks and sanitizers. Today, Chief Minister Vijay Roadani has said that according to the state's government court, the government will be implemented from tomorrow's Gujarat.
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