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You can’t burn firecrackers in Delhi this Diwali

Delhi is already surviving air pollution, it is difficult to breathe here. It is also the month of festivals, to prevent Delhi from air pollution the government decided to ban firecrackers on this Diwali.

According to Delhi’s environment minister, there is a ban on burning firecrackers in Delhi.
He also said that if someone is found to violate the rules of burning crackers, they could face 1.5 to 1.6 months in jail.

Therefore, a complete ban on the sale of crackers.

The National Green Tribunal had also banned the sale of firecrackers. No one can sell any kind of firecracker in Delhi from 9 November to 30 November. The police and the government work together to avoid causing much air pollution, otherwise, it is difficult to breathe in Delhi after Diwali.

The police and the government work together to impose a complete ban on the sale of firecrackers. If anyone is going to break the rules, the police will file an FIR against the violator.

Delhi is not only the state where it has banned but there are many states in India where the burning of firecrackers is completely banned due to increasing pollutions. Here is the list of states where people cannot burn firecrackers on this Diwali:

  • Delhi
  • West Bengal
  • Maharashtra
  • Odisha
  • Haryana
  • Karnataka
  • Rajasthan
  • Sikkim
  • Chandigarh
  • Uttar Pradesh – There is an alert in many cities in Uttar Pradesh where burning of firecrackers is banned such as NCR region, Muzaffarnagar, Agra, Varanasi, Meerut, Hapur, Ghaziabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Moradabad, Noida, Greater Noida, Baghpat, Bulandshahr.

As a resident, it is our duty to protect and care for the environment. If we are spreading pollution it will kill us one day! Diwali is a festival of sweets, decorations, cleaning, lights, and firecrackers, but due to the day-to-day rise of air pollution, it is difficult to breathe in polluted air.

So at this point, we should avoid burning firecrackers this Diwali. It can help us not to spread more air pollution.

Air pollution from stubble burns worsens every year from October to February. Air pollution causes many diseases.

Air pollution causes many issues – respiratory problems, difficulty breathing, choking, other respiratory problems.

Air pollution can worsen day by day. The government is making every effort to curb air pollution.

Go on this Diwali, light your house with lamps and clean your house but do not burn firecrackers otherwise it will get you in trouble.

Let’s celebrate a happy and safe Diwali without burning crackers this year!

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