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Rs 20,000 fine against those in J&K who hide their travel history

Last Updated on December 2, 2021 at 3:30 pm

Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to impose a penalty of Rs 20,000 against those who hide their international travel history in wake of spread of pandemic.

The travel history is sought by the government at Srinagar and Jammu airport where the travelers have to declare if they had travelled to any international destination.

“Any travelers found hiding their international travel history shall be liable for punishment as per the laws and a fine of Rs 20,000 shall be imposed on him or her,” the minutes of a high level meeting held in Kashmir stated.

As per new rules, all the international travelers will have to undergo RT-PCR test at Srinagar airport. Government of J&K is leaving no stone unturned to stop the spread of new variant Omicron in the UT.