October 13, 2020 2:42:42 am
Enjoying road cricket with youths in Surat with out carrying a masks and never observing social distancing has landed BJP MLA from Majura seat, Harsh Sanghavi, into an issue, at the same time as Congress leaders have requested Surat Police to ebook the MLA beneath sections of the Epidemic Illness Act.
Youth Congress chief Gaurang Patel (26), a resident of Parle Level in Surat, stated that BJP MLA Harsh Sanghavi, on Sunday, had posted a photograph of enjoying cricket with youths on a road in Kharwarnagar space of the town. Sanghavi was not carrying a masks whereas he was batting, Patel stated.
Patel stated that in the course of the course of the Covid-19 outbreak, the lockdown and the next unlock, a number of tips have been issued for residents to forestall additional transmission of the viral an infection. The commissioner of police in Surat had additionally issued a notification, interesting folks to put on masks earlier than stepping out in public, sustaining social distancing, and many others.
Notably, Umra police had penalized youths enjoying cricket on a floor in Pilod space of the town on September 27.
On this regard, Patel demanded that strict motion be taken towards Sanghvi for violation of Covid tips and that he be booked beneath the Epidemic Illnesses Act as “no one is above the regulation”.
Patel instructed The Indian Specific, “We would like motion to be taken towards BJP MLA Harsh Sanghavi for violating Covid-19 tips. We’ve got submitted an utility to the police and if no motion is taken, then we are going to go to greater authorities together with the Gujarat Excessive Court docket and the Nationwide Human Rights Fee. Together with the appliance, we’ve got additionally submitted pictures of Sanghavi enjoying cricket. which clearly point out that he violated Covid norms.”
In response, Sanghavi stated, “I used to be on a tour in Kharwarnagar space and noticed a number of youths enjoying cricket. To cheer them up, I picked up a cricket bat and performed with them for a while. If I’ve made a mistake by enjoying cricket and working from one finish to different finish to make runs, then I’m able to get punished, but it surely needs to be proved (sic).”
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