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Those who do not wear masks will have to serve in the Corona Center for 5 to 15 days, only fines are not enough.

 The Gujarat High Court is angry over those who fled without wearing masks as the transition to corona is raging in the state. The High Court has taken a stern stance against those caught without masks. Following this, the Gujarat government has been ordered to provide 5 to 6 hours of compulsory community service to the people caught without masks at the Covid Care Center for 5 to 15 days.

What is community service? Since when is community service implemented ?

The Gujarat High Court is angry over those who fled without wearing masks as the transition to corona is raging in the state. The High Court has taken a stern stance against those caught without masks. Following this, the Gujarat government has been ordered to provide 4 to 6 hours of compulsory community service to the people caught without masks for 5 to 15 days at Kovid Care Center. This is called community service.

Since when is community service implemented?
The concept of community service is widely accepted and implemented worldwide, including in some states of India. The first community service program against female traffic offenders began in 1966 in Almeida County, California, USA. After which its prevalence gradually increased and became an effective law for minor violations of the law.

What is community service?
Is community service a sentence or a punishment or defamation or correctional program? Community service is not a punishment in its true sense but it is a kind of revenge. The concept of prison fellowship international, community is very well explained in the document prepared by Christopher Bright. According to which "Baker has proposed the following (or diversification) a definition for change, according to which the victim suffers in order to suffer a good loss by the offender." The question arises as to whether the community really suffers, and if so, whether community service really makes it better.
Who the victim is- that type of individual or community is determined. Repeated approval helps the exclusive community prevent the return service in this way.

Community service
used as a punishment if it is simply added to the offender's punishment, which is used as a tool of punishment. If instead, community service is used for improvement. "Community service has certain advantages. Such violators can be considered a good resource for the state government, administration, non-governmental organizations.

What has the High Court done? The spread of Covid-19 is increasing and it continues to spread its tentacles as a result the number of people affected is increasing day by day. Currently there is a sudden increase in the number of covid cases. Such an increase in the spread of the virus, can be large. The number of coronary infections is increasing due to violation of the rules of social distance, carelessness of not wearing a mask or covering the face. The negligence of such people is detrimental to the health and safety of the people. Studies of the virus have shown that a single positive person can infect up to 200 people. At such times, many scientific studies have concluded that if a person covers his face or wears a mask, the vaccine is just as effective against the virus. At the time of such an epidemic, people have to get in the habit of wearing face masks so that the health of the people can be protected.


Considering the careless behavior of the people during the Corona epidemic in favor of community service punishment, a large number of people appeared in public, especially during the Diwali festival. This was followed by a sudden surge in Corona's case, when several orders were passed. Fines are levied on those who do not wear masks but still the mentality of those who do not wear masks is seen. It is not enough to just impose a fine, but if caught in public without a mask, community service can be done.

As a non-medical service at the Covid-19 Center, he has been given community service for 10 to 15 days in favor of sentencing. At the same time, after these steps have been taken, the administration should check the spread of Covid-19 in the last three days and make sure that it is under control. Those who do not cover their faces at the time of the epidemic or violate the rules of wearing masks are endangering the lives of people as well as their own. Such people are infecting her acquaintances, relatives, friends or strangers.

Provision of community service The
state government should prepare a list of people caught without masks by issuing directives or orders and punish them for community service. And the punishment for this service should also be decided on the basis of their nature. Under which ...

Anyone not wearing a mask in public places or covering their mouths or violating the Covid Protocol should be punished by the local system of community service at the Covid Care Center. Everyone who violates the rules of covid should be given community service punishment without discrimination or favoritism. , Including data feeding. Punishment can be determined by the authorities based on the age, qualifications, gender and health status of the violator.

The sentence for community service should be 4 to 6 hours a day. While the duration of this punishment should be 5 to 15 days or as per the officers deem appropriate and necessary. Community service punishments should be widely publicized, such as on social media, electronic, digital and print media. As a result, its desired and effective effect can be seen.

On the issue of not wearing a mask

The state government should formulate a specific policy to punish those who are caught without wearing a mask or violating social distance. Community service should be assigned to the person caught as part of it. The following things should be kept in mind for this.

  1. The apprehended person should be assigned to the Covid Center run by the local authority.
  2. The duty for this should be non-medical, such as cleaning, housekeeping, cooking, food serving.
  3. Before assigning the duty, the person who has violated the gender, education, age, status and rules should be taken into consideration.
  4. This duty should be 4-6 hours daily and can be given for a period of 5-15 days.
  5. Notice in this regard should be disseminated by the State Government in various media including print media.
  6. The state government will submit a state report on the implementation of the above instructions to the court at the next hearing, i.e. on December 24.

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