Bhawanipatna, July 16: A marriage ceremony was stopped midway at Bhawanipatna of Kalahandi district for violating the Covid-19 norms and a fine of Rs 20,000 was collected in this regard.
The local tehsildar and town police officials raided the wedding ceremony and collected a fine of Rs. 20,000 from bride and groom’s family for flouting Covid norms.
A case has also been lodged in this regard at the town police.
With Covid-19 cases rising in the district, the police have intensified checking of masks and social distancing.