The Supreme Court on Tuesday banned transportation of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR for Dussehra and Diwali, with an emphasis on “health of children should be of foremost concern in this regard.”
Issuing a 16-point order, a bench led by Justice Madan B Lokur noted there is enough quantity of firecrackers already available in Delhi-NCR and the dealers should exhaust them first.
The court urged the Delhi government and other authorities to consider encouraging fireworks display through community participation rather than individual bursting of fireworks. Read More…
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