Chandigarh, October 13
Administration of Chandigarh ban hookah from hotels, restaurants, bars, hookah bars in whole city. The order of ban is is issued by District Magistrate Mandip Singh Brar under section 144 of CRCP By saying Hookah lead to transmission of coronavirus. The order also Added that hookah bars are serving flavoured hookahs, including tobacco molasses containing nicotine, which is highly injurious to health of people
there are so many bars and restaurants who serve hookah which is consumed by the customers through a common pipe and a common mouth piece, which increases physical mouth to mouth touch of many persons, thus it can become a cause spread of COVID-19 in Chandigarh, they said.
Any person violating this order shall be punished under Section 188 of the IPC.