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Face masks mandatory even while driving alone: Delhi High Court

PTI
Published : Apr 7, 2021, 12:11 pm IST
Updated : Apr 7, 2021, 12:11 pm IST

The court said the mask was like a 'suraksha kavach' (protective shield) during the prevailing pandemic

Justice Prathiba M Singh also refused to interfere with the Delhi government's decision to impose challans for not wearing a mask while driving a private vehicle alone. (PTI file photo)
 Justice Prathiba M Singh also refused to interfere with the Delhi government's decision to impose challans for not wearing a mask while driving a private vehicle alone. (PTI file photo)

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday held that wearing of a mask while driving alone in a private vehicle was mandatory during COVID-19, noting that the face covering is like a 'suraksha kavach' amid the pandemic.

Justice Prathiba M Singh also refused to interfere with the Delhi government's decision to impose challans for not wearing a mask while driving a private vehicle alone and dismissed the pleas challenging the same.

 

The court said the mask was like a 'suraksha kavach' (protective shield) during the prevailing pandemic.

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