Rs 1.34 crore fine for COVID-19 violations collected in MP's Jabalpur

Published: 22 November, 2020 18:06 IST | IANS | Jabalpur

The 'Roko-Toko' campaign seeks stopping and admonishing those people not wearing masks at public places as COVID-19 infection again spreads through the state

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An amount of over Rs 1.34 crore has been collected in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur district alone in fines slapped on people violating the COVID-19 protocols under the 'Roko-Toko' campaign launched by the state government.

The 'Roko-Toko' campaign seeks stopping and admonishing those people not wearing masks at public places as COVID-19 infection again spreads through the state.

According to information on Saturday, a fine of Rs 26,235 had been charged as penalty from 209 persons found violating the government prescribed COVID-19 guidelines. Under the 'Roko Toko' campaign, total fines of Rs 1,34,31,963 had been collected from 1,20,868 violators in the district.

Also, 113 shops flouting COVID-19 protocols have been sealed.

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