As we all are aware, the corona virus (COVID-19) is spreading all over the world rapidly and to break the chain of COVID-19, several precautionary measures suggested by Government like home quarantine, maintain social distancing, wear masks etc.
In a recent judgment, the High Court of Punjab & Haryana, has taken up the matter for hearing through video conferencing due to outbreak of COVID-19, in case of Renu Devi and another dated June 02, 2020, burdened the costs for Rs./- 10,000 on the petitioners on account of not complying with the COVID-19 precautionary measures while celebrating the marriage.
Brief Facts of Judgment
High Court Order
The notable point is, the Court said, the amount so recovered from the petitioners shall be utilized for the purpose of arranging masks for the public at large within the District Hoshiarpur. As our government is continuously giving their inputs to break the chain of COVID-19 and to bring the situation under control, being a responsible citizen of India, it’s our duty to follow the prescribed restrictions or measures.