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Supreme Court reiterates ban on firecrackers other than green crackers in Delhi-NCR

A bench of Justices AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan said firecrackers already produced can be sold in this festival season only in other parts of the country.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: October 31, 2018 12:54 IST ]

Supreme Court reiterates ban on firecrackers other than green crackers in Delhi-NCR

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reiterated that firecrackers other than green crackers will not be sold in the Delhi-NCR region this festival season. the apex court also clarified that its directions on the ban on sale of firecrackers through e-commerce websites will apply pan India. 

A bench of Justices AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan said firecrackers already produced can be sold in this festival season only in other parts of the country.

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In Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and other southern states, firecrackers can be burst from 4 am-5 am and from 9 pm-10 pm during festivals, the apex court said.

It said its direction on community bursting of firecrackers will apply pan India for two hours. 

(With inputs from PTI)

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