Diwali 2021: Complete ban imposed on storage, sale and use of all types of firecrackers in Delhi, says Arvind Kejriwal

Complete Ban on Firecrackers in Delhi:  Air pollution had risen in the winter months in Delhi in recent years due to excessive use of firecrackers and the burning of stubble by farmers in neighbouring states, following which the Kejriwal government had banned use of firecracker last year.

Written by September 15, 2021 12:35

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday announced complete ban on storage, sale and use of all types of firecrackers.

The announcement was made by him on Twitter, he said that in view of the dangerous condition of Delhi’s pollution during Diwali for the last 3 years, like last year, a complete ban is being imposed on the storage, sale and use of all types of firecrackers.

He said this step is taken so that people’s lives can be saved.

This decision comes days ahead of festive season.

This year Diwali will be celebrated on November 4th.

Air pollution had risen in the winter months in Delhi in recent years due to excessive use of firecrackers and the burning of stubble by farmers in neighbouring states, following which the Kejriwal government had banned use of firecracker last year.

However, the movie was criticised by the opposition BJP. The BJP demanded that the Kejriwal government compensate traders for the losses incurred from not selling firecrackers.

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