Gujarat’s Minister of State for Home, Harsh Sanghavi, has declared that from October 21 to October 27, there will be no fines imposed for traffic rule infractions in the state, listing it among Diwali celebrations. He claimed that Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel had made “yet another pro-people choice.”It occurs before elections that are scheduled for the end of the year, in which the BJP seeks to keep hold of the state it has ruled for many years.
In a Gujarati video he tweeted alongside the news, the minister urged people not to use the decision as an excuse to disobey the law. If someone violates the law, the Gujarat police will bribe them with flowers to stop.
“Diwali is the festival of lights… and comes with the colours of rangoli, lots of sweets, and the excitement of lamps and crackers,” he tweeted.
In this case, Bhupendra Patel’s choice was “pro-people,” Mr. Sanghavi continued.While many on Twitter applauded the decision and stated it would encourage people to respect rules voluntarily, many others claimed it would worsen the traffic situation in cities.
One advised the minister to “stand and watch the traffic at a traffic signal someday.” “This choice is unjust. The law will not be feared. As a result, the rate of accidents will rise, “posted one more.