The Delhi Police has issued more than three lakh Challans between June 15 and September 23, 2020, for violation of Pandemic norms in the National Capital, A total of 3, 54,944 challans have been issued within the said period.
It happened after the Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal had empowered health, revenue, and police officials to impose fines up to Rs. 1,000 for violations of norms, including non- observance of quarantine rules, non-maintenance of social distancing, not wearing a face mask in public or workplace, spitting in public places, or anything which that led to the spread of Covid-19. It is reported according to the Police that 1,837 challans were issued for mask violation on September 23, 2020, till 4 pm. A total of 3, 23,233 Challans were issued for mask violation from June 15, 2020, till the said date. 2,591 challans were issued since June 15, 2020, for spitting and similarly, 116 challans were issued for social distancing violation on September 23, 2020, and 29,108 since June 15, 2020.