State governments can not impose more lockdown. Such decisions can only be taken by the central government now.
This was informed today by Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in a clear reference to Unlock 4.0 guidelines recently published by the Ministry of Interior.
Sarma, therefore, urged everyone to wear masks and maintain social distancing, as power clamping locks of his government ceased to exist poster However, central guidelines.He, warned that the State Government would be stricter than before to ensure that people wear masks. In the same breath, he added that the judiciary issued an order in favor of penalizing those who do not wear masks.
Therefore, the minister said the government has decided to charge Rs 500 for not wearing masks. In addition, if the same person commits this offense twice, he will have to cough twice that amount as penalty.