Delhi: 2,110 fined on Thursday for not wearing masks


    Delhi: 2,110 fined on Thursday for not wearing masks

    The Delhi authorities is recording the numbers of violation to eliminate chances of any disagreement or claim by the transgressor later.

    Delhi police issuing challan

    Police personnel fines commuters for not using facemasks amidst the increasing cases of COVID-19, in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI Photo)

    Edited By

    Abhishek Sharma

    Updated: Nov 20, 2020, 09: 31 AM IST

    With the Delhi government increasing fines for not using a mask in public locations from Rs 500 to Rs 2,000, the Delhi Authorities issued 2,110 challans on Thursday for not wearing a mask, taking the total figure of challans to 4,98,984

    Data from the Delhi Cops states that while the majority of the challans have actually been released for not using a mask, an overall of 3,368 challans were issued for spitting at public locations and 37,774 challans were issued for violating social distancing standards.

    The Delhi cops is tape-recording the numbers of violation to remove possibilities of any dispute or claim by the transgressor later on. Major focus is being continued markets like Sadar Bazar, Lajpat Nagar, Sarojini Nagar etc. which attract heavy step.

    On Thursday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that a fine of Rs 2,000 would be troubled anyone who is discovered not wearing a mask at a public location. This announcement comes as cases of the COVID-19 infection are on a rise in the nationwide capital. Previously, the fine for not using a mask was simply Rs 500.

    Talking to mediapersons after an all-party conference to talk about the COVID-19 situation in Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal said, “I talked parties in the satisfy that it’s a challenging time for individuals of Delhi when COVID cases are increasing. It’s not the time for politics, there is a whole lifetime for it. We ought to reserve politics and allegations for a couple of days. This is the time to serve individuals.”

    He stated that all the celebrations agreed that this is the time for everyone to end up being one and serve the individuals of Delhi.

    The Delhi government assembled an all-party meeting on Thursday to go over methods to avoid the spread of Coronavirus. The meeting was attended by Delhi’s Chief Minister, Deputy Chief Minister, and health minister, besides BJP state president Aadesh Gupta and Delhi Pradesh Congress president Anil Chaudhary. The Congress and the BJP accused the Delhi government of neglect and inactiveness for the rise in the variety of cases.

    According to the online Corona dashboard of the Delhi federal government at 12: 30 pm on Thursday, only 131 COVID-19 ICU beds were readily available out of 1,362 such beds at different centers.

    ( With IANS inputs)

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