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Punjab Allows Only Green Firecrackers On Diwali, Gurupurab For Limited Duration. Check New SOPs

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The Punjab authorities has banned using firecrackers throughout upcoming festivals like Diwali and Gurpurab to forestall air pollution. A directive issued by the Punjab authorities stated that solely inexperienced firecrackers might be allowed on Diwali and Gurpurab. Earlier, a number of states had banned using firecrackers. 

In response to tips issued by the federal government, the bursting of inexperienced crackers might be allowed just for 2 hours, that’s, from 8 pm to 10 pm on Diwali and Gurpurab. The federal government has stated that the bursting of firecrackers is just not allowed in Mandi Gobindgarh and Jalandhar. Earlier, firecrackers had been additionally banned in Chandigarh, Delhi, and Haryana. 

The order issued by the Division of Science and Expertise says the orders had been in view of the instructions of the Nationwide Inexperienced Tribunal (NGT). They stated that solely inexperienced crackers could be burst within the state. Using these firecrackers will not pollute the surroundings a lot. On the identical time, solely two hours have been given to bursting crackers. Other than Diwali, this rule will even apply for Gurpurab, Christmas, and New Yr. 

A number of states banned on firecrackers 

Many state governments have determined to impose a whole ban on using firecrackers. On the identical time, shopping for and promoting have additionally been banned. However, in some states, solely inexperienced crackers have been allowed to be burst, though a time limitation has been fastened for a similar. If somebody breaks the rule, strict motion could also be taken in opposition to him. 





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