Violation of Covid-19 protocols or gathering exceeding 100 people will attract Rs.10,000 penalty

  • | Tuesday | 20th October, 2020

The penalty will also be charged if the arrangements of screening and hygiene are not made properly, states the notification.

The Rajasthan Government has fixed a limit of 100 people for any gathering in the state. If found violating the people’s limit or following other Covid-19 protocols like social distancing or face mask, a penalty of Rs. 10,000 will be imposed on the violators

As per the order issued by state home department under Rajasthan Epidemic Diseases Act, 2020, a penalty of Rs 10,000 will be imposed on those organising any social, religious, political or any other kind of public gathering or general function, other than marriage or funeral, without prior permission from the district magistrate.

The penalty will also be charged if the arrangements of screening and hygiene are not made properly, states the notification.

The state government has authorised all the executive magistrates, chief executive officers of the Zila Parishad and Block Development Officers (BDOs) to take action against those who do not follow the guidelines of the Epidemic Act.

Recently, Bharatpur district police on Sunday registered an FIR against 33 Gujjar leaders, including convener of Gujjar Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti Kirori Singh Bainsla, for violation of coronavirus guidelines.



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