Deogarh, Oct 31: The administration has imposed a fine of Rs one lakh on a man for violating the Covid-19 norms during a marriage function in Odisha.
The incident was reported from Kamala Bagicha village under Teleibani block in Deogarh district.
According to sources, one Kulan Toppno from Kamala Bagicha village under Deogarh police limits had organised a feast on his son Amit’s wedding function.
Around 500 people were present at the function, informed the sources.
After receiving information, local tehsildar Pallavi Nayak along with a police team reached the spot and imposed the fine of Rs 1 lakh on groom’s father.
On September 29, a sarpanch in Odisha’s Bargarh district had imposed a penalty of Rs one lakh for defying Covid-19 norms. The Gaisilet block development officer (BDO) had imposed the fine on Malaba Sahu, sarpanch of Gaurenmunda gram panchayat for organising unauthorised congregation of around 150 people in the block premises to intimidate block officials. (Read more here:)