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Wearing of mask mandatory even while driving alone: Delhi High Court

The Delhi HC said that covering face with mask is like a 'suraksha kavach' amid the pandemic

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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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The on Wednesday held that wearing of a mask while drivingalone 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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First Published: Wed, April 07 2021. 11:07 IST
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