Firozabad: Despite thousands of campaigns by government and authorities to urge people to follow precautions in the face of Covid-19, there are still people not paying enough heed. In order to teach such irresponsible people a lesson, UP’s Firozabad district administration has come up with a unique plan, something which will take you back to your childhood days!Also Read - International Travel Should Be Made Easier Through Recognition Of Vaccine Certificates: PM Modi

Any person who is caught without wearing a mask will be made to write 500 times – ‘mask lagaana hai (a mask has to be worn)’, as a form of punishment. Also Read - Kerala School Reopening: CM Vijayan Makes Big Statement, Says Classes Will Resume From ….

This initiative aptly called ‘mask ki class’ will have a police official, an official of the district administration and a doctor, where violators will be taught benefits of wearing masks. Also Read - Delta Globally Dominant Covid Strain, Now Spread To 185 Countries: WHO

Senior Superintendent of Police Sachindra Patel on Sunday said, “In this class, lessons will be imparted to those people who are found moving out without a mask. These people will not face any police action but will be made to sit in the class for 3-4 hours.”

In the class, the violators will be first shown a video telling them the benefits and necessity of wearing a mask, the SSP added.

“Then, they will be made to write ‘mask lagaana hai (a mask has to be worn)’ 500 times,” Patel said.

Quite innovative, right?