Did not wear mask; groom had to face music in UP

The UP administration won’t spare you if you don’t follow the standard operating procedures of wearing mask or social distancing. A groom who was participating in his marriage procession was fined for not wearing a mask in Rampur.

The incident took place in Civil lines area when District Magistrate Aunjenya Kumar was on an inspection. When the officer saw groom not wearing a mask he slapped a fine of Rs 200 on the groom.

According to the district magistrate permission for marriage event is given after taking an undertaking that all safety protocols will be followed. “Corona cases in the district have been rising and we are making people aware of the safety protocols. The groom violated the norms and did not wear a mask. He was made to pay the fine,” he added.