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CM reduces fine for not wearing masks to 250

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Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa has reduced the penalty for not wearing masks to ₹250 in urban areas and ₹100 in rural areas.

Earlier the fine was 1000 in urban and 500 in Rural areas.

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Shri BS Yediyurappa urged citizens to voluntarily wear masks, maintain social distance and help the government in its efforts to break the chain of spread of COVID-19.

Many people and organizations had raised objections of the high amount of penalty imposed, he after consideration the amount has been reduced.

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