Mass movement for masks needed: Assam DGP


GUWAHATI: Assam director general of police (DGP) Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta on Monday said a mass movement for wearing masks is needed to combat COVID-19 pandemic.

“More than imposing fine, it is important to start a mass movement for wearing masks,” said Mahanta.

He said police will create task forces with concerned departments and municipality bodies to make masks mandatory in public places.

However, DGP Mahanta stated public awareness is need of the hour to defeat the virus.