NGT bans use of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR from Nov 9 to Dec 1 [Read Order]

The tribunal clarified that to achieve "sustainable development" the financial loss incurred due to ban on crackers cannot be a reason to supersede the health of people.
National Green Tribunal, use of firecrackers
National Green Tribunal, use of firecrackers

In a bid to tackle increased adverse health impact of pollution by use of fire crackers on Covid-19, the Principal bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered a total ban on all kinds of firecrackers in the Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) from from midnight of November 9 -10, 2020 to the midnight of November 30 - December 1, 2020.

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