"But there are certain handicaps we have and there are certain changes we are not allowed to do. Like drunken driving, the fine has straight away moved from Rs 500-Rs 1000 to Rs 10,000. States don't have the right to modify that and I am also saying that it has to be Rs 10,000. I'm not deviating from what the Centre is saying. Then driving without a licence is a similar thing," Godinho said.
The Transport Minister said that wherever possible he would try to approach the issue practically and like Gujarat slash some of the steep fines.
"But where ever it has been possible to lower the fines in the practical sense we have lowered it," Godinho said.
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