Shubham Jaiswal ([email protected])
The Gujarat government has increased the fine for not wearing face mask in public places in the state to ₹1,000 from ₹500 announced earlier. People who are spotted without mask in public places will have to pay ₹1,000 from 11 August. The fine for not wearing the mask in Gujarat has been raised to ₹1000 from August 11.
The fine for not wearing the mask in Gujarat has been raised to Rs 1000 from August 11: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani pic.twitter.com/8oBklIaFlB
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Amid rise in corona virus cases, the Gujarat High Court had earlier asked the state government to increase the fine for mask violation to ₹1,000.
At present, the fine for not wearing masks in public is ₹500 in cities like Ahmedabad and Surat, while it is ₹200 in smaller towns.