Bhubanwawar: Now, spitting in public places is an offence in #Odisha according to Covid_19 regulation. Penalty of Rs 200 for first three violations & Rs 500 for subsequent violations. This is informed by the Odisha Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy .
Spitting in public places is now a Cognizable & compoundable offence by amendment of the Covid Regulation under Epidemic diseases Act with fines . It will help us become cleaner and safer . But a provision in law needs to be supported by community action & spread of awareness . pic.twitter.com/7mZV3qg2uL
— ChiefSecyOdisha (@SecyChief) April 17, 2020