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)