COVID Scare: Rajasthan Govt Imposes Night Curfew In 8 Districts

Jaipur: Rajasthan government on Saturday decided to impose night curfew in 8 districts and increased the fine amount on not wearing a face mask from Rs 200 to Rs 500, an official release said.

These eight districts include Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Kota, Udaipur, Alwar, Ajmer and Bhilwara.

In these districts, the presence of personnel in government and private institutions, which have more than 100 personnel, shall not exceed 75%. The state government staff will be called on a rotational basis.

The maximum number of people involved in political, social, religious, cultural and events including marriage ceremonies in the entire state will not be more than 100.

Those venturing out to attend marriages, purchase essentials, train, bus and air travellers, and people related to essential services will be exempted, it said.

Markets, restaurants, shopping malls and other commercial establishments in the urban areas of these districts will be closed by 7 pm and night curfew will start from 8 pm.

The penalty for not wearing masks has been increased to Rs 500, earlier this fine amount was Rs 200.