Delhi Police on Sunday seized 24 ‘hookahs’ (smoking pipes) after it raided a restaurant-cum-bar within the nationwide capital’s Rajouri Garden space.
Joining the “pawri ho rahi hai” (social gathering is on) meme fest on social media, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (West), Prashant Gautam, tweeted: “Yehe Hum hain..Yehe Hooke Hain.. Aur ab Pawri nahi ho rahi hai (This is us, these are hookahs and the party is no longer on).”
“PS- Some Pawris are not only injurious to health they are illegal too. Seized 24 Hooka from Rajouri Garden area,” he wrote additional on the micro-blogging platform and tagged images of the seized ‘hukkas’.
Yehe Hum hain..
Yehe Hooke Hain..
Aur ab Pawri nahi ho rahi hai
— Addl DCP-I WEST DISTT (@i_addl) March 7, 2021
“Pawri ho rahi hai” trended on social media after Pakistan-based Instagram influencer Dananeer Mobeen’s video was utilized by netizens to make memes and ship throughout messages.
The police personnel, who carried out the raid, additionally discovered that COVID-19 protocols have been additionally not being adopted within the restaurant-cum-bar the place ‘hookahs’ have been being served to the purchasers.
Delhi Police have registered a case below Section 269 (Negligent act more likely to unfold an infection of illness harmful to life) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) apart from different related Sections below the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), which prohibits smoking in public locations.