Violate Covid norms, be ready to pay fine in Chandigarh

Violate Covid norms, be ready to pay fine in Chandigarh

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, June 5

Be ready to pay fine for a violation of guidelines issued for prevention and control of the Covid-19 pandemic in the UT.

For strict implementation of the guidelines, the UT Administration has decided to impose a penalty of Rs2,000 for violating the home quarantine instructions, Rs500 for spitting at a public place and Rs500 for violating the social distancing norm by the owners of shops or commercial places.

For violating the social distancing norm, a fine of Rs3,000 will be imposed on bus owners, Rs2,000 on car owners and Rs500 on the owners of auto-rickshaws and two-wheelers.

The non-payment of fine by the violator will attract proceedings under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code.

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