Punishment is best rather than advise or warning"Adi uthavuvathu pola annan thambi uthava maattaarkaL' is a Tamil saying which means no brothers will help than a beating. If a advise or warning given to a person he may neglect that or set aside. But if there is a punishment, the fear is there in not doing that.
In Madurai Police personnel warned the foot board travelers to get inside and to avoid travel in foot board of buses. As they found some college students erring this advise, they stop the bus at one junction. Asked the foot board travelers, gave road cleaning works and asking them to put barricade stones on the middle of the road.
Further, in Trichy, Tamilnadu, a sub collector drove his car on road and found a auto driver parked his auto at the corner of the road. He advised the driver not to park the auto there. But the auto driver argued with him without knowing him as a sub collector. The sub collector without arguing or shouting with him simply took the auto key and asked the traffic police who stand in the middle of the road to have the auto driver to assist him in regulating the road traffic till evening. He asked the police man to report at his office with the auto driver after his duty time was over to collect the auto key.
Similarly in spite of many warnings on wearing mask given, people are roaming on roads without masks. Recently in Indonesia, the police personnel instead of levying fine etc., ask the erring people to dig burial pits in grave yard. picture has come today's newspaper.