Govt bans Sale, Storage, Bursting of Firecrackers in Delhi
Delhi Govt Bans Bursting of crackers on Diwali this year too.
Environment Min Gopal Rai says : Govt has taken a decision to ban production, storage, sale (includimg online sale) and bursting of crackers. Instructions issued to Delhi police not to allow licenses for the same.
On Delhi firecracker ban, Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai says, “CM Arvind Kejriwal has decided that firecrackers should be banned on the occasion of Diwali to control pollution. Manufacturing, storage, sale, online delivery and bursting of any type of firecrackers is completely prohibited in Delhi. Police have been directed to issue a circular on behalf of the DPCC (Delhi Pollution Control Committee) that no licence is issued… As important as it is to celebrate a festival, it is equally important to look after the environment… That is why we have been taking this decision in Delhi for the last 2 years and the people of Delhi are supportive…”