The Delhi government had already banned firecrackers, now its effect is visible till Maharashtra and Haryana. Before the Diwali festival, the action is being taken in different parts of the country about firecrackers. The Delhi government had already banned firecrackers, now its effect is visible till Maharashtra and Haryana.
In Mumbai, the BMC has issued a circular, according to which a ban on burning crackers in private and public places is prohibited. However, only on 14 November, people living in private societies have been permitted to use firecrackers like phuljhadi and pomegranate.
An appeal has been made by BMC to celebrate this Diwali festival of all firecrackers so that Mumbai can be saved from pollution and the Coronavirus wave. Also, it has been said that while going out, wear a mask, follow social distancing, and do not let the crowd gather. If you are going out in society, then follow the rules.
It is worth mentioning that earlier the Chief Minister of the state Uddhav Thackeray had also appealed to the people to celebrate Diwali carefully. Because the state cannot lockdown again. The Haryana government has also taken a tough stance, though relaxation of two hours has been given. In Haryana, firecrackers will be able to burn fire from 8 am to 10 pm on Diwali and Guruparv. Apart from this, you will be able to use crackers from 11.55 to 12.30 on Christmas and New Year night.
Significantly, because of the constantly worsening pollution situation in Delhi-NCR, the NGT has issued an order. The NGT, while giving its order on Monday, banned the running of firecrackers till 30 November in Delhi-NCR. The court has said in its order that in other states where the air quality is poor or dangerous level, there will be a ban on burning firecrackers.