Whatever may have been the pious intention behind the move, when the action is confiscatory in nature as the imposition of a fine or penalty, it has to be backed by due sanction of law, HC said.
Plan to fetch water for 9L people; number of trees to be cut unknown
In addition, a penalty of Rs 200 is being imposed for not properly wearing masks in metro trains and metro stations
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According to a statement, the fine will be imposed by the respective station controllers or CMRL staff deputed for this purpose, and a receipt will be issued.
The CMRL took over this stretch when the construction of the metro line began.