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Saturday, November 7, 2020

Fireworks were banned in public in Gujarat

Fireworks were banned in public in Gujarat

 The Coronavirus epidemic is still raging across the country. Fireworks have been banned in some states during the current festive season. Then after the instruction of NGT, the state government in Gujarat has been seen in action. Then now a declaration has been issued on the issue of fireworks in Gujarat in which it is said that the order of the Supreme Court will be complied with ...

 With just a few days to go before the Diwali festival, public fireworks have been banned in Gujarat. Firecrackers can now be fired in the state of Gujarat only within the prescribed limits. A notification has been issued by the Home Department regarding the Diwali festival. According to which there is a ban on fireworks in public. As well as the people have to follow the guidelines of the Supreme Court. Fireworks can no longer be stopped in public. Illegally imported fireworks are also banned.

Air Pollution Latest News: A day after the National Green Tribunal issued a notice to the Ministry of Environment and Forests to ban the use of fireworks from November 30-30 in the interest of public health and the environment, a number of states have issued orders in this regard. Starting from Rajasthan and Odisha to Bengal and Haryana - these states have made it mandatory to ban the use of fireworks in view of pollution and coronavirus epidemics.

On Friday, the Karnataka government decided to ban the sale and bursting of fireworks during Diwali in view of the Karnataka virus. Announcing this, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa said a formal ban would be issued soon. He also said that the state government had discussed the ban on fireworks with health experts and then reached a decision.


The Delhi government on Thursday banned the firing of fireworks in the national capital ahead of Diwali in view of the deteriorating air quality. The decision was taken by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal while reviewing the coronavirus situation in the national capital.

Earlier, Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai had urged the public and the environment to avoid setting off as many fireworks as possible this Diwali. The minister launched an "anti-cracker" campaign and inspected various places to make sure. In Delhi only "green" fireworks are made and sold. The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has asked all district magistrates and Delhi Police to ensure that only "green" fireworks are sold.


The Rajasthan government has decided to ban the sale of fireworks during the festive season in the state following the crisis caused by the coronavirus epidemic. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that saving the lives of the people of the government is paramount in these challenging times.

He further added that in such a situation people should avoid using fireworks on Diwali.


The Haryana government on Monday declared the possession and sale of imported fireworks in the state illegal and punishable. The Deputy Commissioners of all the districts have been directed to be vigilant in this matter and take strict action against the sale and distribution of imported fireworks.

In addition, they have been asked to ensure that imported firecrackers are not stored by inspecting all the establishments and taking preventive action.


The Odisha government on Tuesday banned the sale and use of fireworks from November 10 to 30. The state government has banned the sale and use of fireworks from November 10 to 30 in view of the potentially damaging consequences of burning fireworks in the midst of the Kovid-1p epidemic and approaching winter, the state government said in its order.


West Bengal

Similarly, the West Bengal government also promised not to allow fireworks to explode during Diwali, Kali Puja to curb air pollution.

Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay said in the new order that the West Bengal government would not allow the firing of fireworks during Kali Puja and Diwali as it would prevent weather pollution and because it was dangerous for Kovid-19 patients.

Notably, the National Green Tribunal has issued notices to the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF) and four state governments as to whether the use of fireworks will be banned from November 7-30 in the interest of public health and the environment. NGT has also appointed senior advocate Raj Panjwani and advocate Shivani Ghosh to assist in the matter as amicus curiae.

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