In the recent development, the Supreme Court has refused to relax on the ban of the sale of firecrackers in Delhi NCR.
The Supreme Court said in its order that the people can purchase the firecrackers before its order banning the sale.
The apex court also said people can only burn the crackers till 11 pm.
Justice A.K. Sikri said in a statement, “We are pained to hear that some people are giving the order a communal color. Anyone who knows me knows that I am a very spiritual person in such matters”.
The court said, “We will ascertain after Diwali if there has been a difference in pollution levels”.
While directing the Delhi Police the court asked to impose the ban on the sale of firecrackers in the city.
It is reported that every year on Diwali occasion, the festival leaves people with the thick cloud of smog which makes people difficult to breathe.
The Supreme Court has imposed the ban on the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR till November 1.
The court said, “Have not stopped people from celebrating Diwali, only restricted bursting of crackers”.
It was believed that those who have purchased the crackers can still burst it.
Vinay Pratap Singh, Gurgaon Deputy Commissioner said in a statement, “We have framed certain guidelines for those who have already purchased crackers. They can burn them from 6 pm to 10 pm on October 19”.