Jail term of up to two years for those found violating coronavirus lockdown

lockdown-1New Delhi, Mar 25: In the wake of a nation wide lock down announced for the next three weeks, the Union Home Ministry has issued strict guidelines to enforce the same.

The government has invoked the National Disaster Management Act under which a person violating the norms can face up to two years in jail. The Home Ministry said that Executive Magistrates will be deployed as incident commanders to oversee the implementation.