Amreli, 9 September 2020
Former BJP president of Amreli district of Gujarat, Dr. Bharat Kanabar has declared a fine of Rs 1,000 on people going out without masks as inhumane. Dr. Bharat Kanabar writes, “In the current state of Corona, going out in public without a mask is an anti-social act, but the Gujarat High Court’s inhumane order of Rs. 1000 should be repealed.”
Chandrakant Patil is not fined
BJP state president Chandrakant Patil did not wear masks in public and thousands of BJP workers did not wear masks in his rallies. There is documentary evidence of this. However, he has not been fined Rs 1,000. There have been several incidents in which poor people do not have 10 rupees to buy masks, yet also a fine of Rs 1,000 has been imposed by the Krur government.
Repressive penalty amount
Previously there was no penalty for violating social distance and undercover rules. The people were fined only Rs 200 by the system. But then Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation was fined Rs 500 for wearing masks and not following social distance. This rule was then implemented throughout the state. If people started wearing masks, if they did not wear helmets from 9 September 2020, then it would have been difficult to take heavy punishment. The government is doing a crime to its subjects. If they do not have money, Locano is looting with impunity.
High Court becomes inhuman
The Gujarat High Court had also asked the state government to impose a fine of Rs 1,000 on those wearing masks. So Chief Minister Vijay Rupani decided to charge a fine of Rs 1,000 from those who did not wear masks. As a result, a fine of Rs 1,000 is imposed on those who now appear without a mask. Now this decision of the High Court has been called inhuman by the BJP leader. People suspect that the Gujarat High Court will tell the government without scientific proof of wearing masks and the government will accept it.
1.50 crore unemployed
200 million people in the country and 1.50 million people in Gujarat have lost their jobs. So some people lost their jobs. During the Corona epidemic, people’s salaries were halved. Instead of helping people in such difficult times, the government is collecting money from them. On the other hand, while the government is continuously filling the demonetisation by increasing the amount of fines, it now appears that BJP leaders are facing the government and the High Court.
Five times higher fine
After the new provisions from 2019 in force in the state, the amount of the fine has been increased to two to five times more than before. The fine of Rs 100 has been reduced to Rs 500 for the helmet.
Rs 500 fine for violating rules of the road
Rs 5,000 fine for driving without a driving license
Rs 1000 fine for overspeeding
Rs 10,000 fine for driving while intoxicated
A fine of Rs 20,000 or Rs 2000 per tonne while driving an overloaded vehicle
If a person exceeds the capacity of the vehicle, then a fine exceeding Rs. 1000
1000 rupees fine for not wearing seat belt
Overloading a motorcycle (bike) will result in a fine of Rs 2000 and your driving license will be revoked for three months.
In a hit and run case, the victim has to pay Rs 2,00,000.
If you do not give way to emergency (emergency) vehicles like ambulance, fire brigade then fine of Rs 10,000
If you drive without accident insurance, then Rs.
If a minor (child) drives a car or motorcycle, his parents or the person owning the vehicle will face a fine of 25,000 or a three-year sentence.
In September 2019, the traffic police recovered a fine of Rs 7.02 lakh from 1900 motorists. As per the old rule, on September 15, the traffic police collected a fine of Rs 6.89 lakh from 6116 motorists. Thus, the number of drivers who pay a fine in a day has been reduced by three times as per the new rule, although the amount of the fine has been increased. However, on normal days, the traffic police on average charge fines from 5,000 to 6,000 motorists. In comparison, 1900 cases were registered on the first day of the new penal code.