New Delhi: Ahead of the competition season in India, the Delhi authorities has imposed a whole ban on the sale and storage of all varieties of firecrackers.
The Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted in Hindi, ” In view of the worsening situation of Delhi’s air pollution throughout Diwali for the final 3 years, like final 12 months, a whole ban is being imposed on the storage, sale, and use of all varieties of firecrackers so that folks’s lives might be saved.”
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Kejriwal additionally appealed to the merchants to keep away from storing firecrackers as they suffered heavy losses final 12 months.
The Delhi CM additional stated, “Last 12 months the ban was imposed after the merchants introduced their firecrackers inventory which prompted them heavy loss. It is an enchantment to all of the merchants that this time in view of the entire ban, don’t do any type of storage.”
This 12 months Diwali can be celebrated on November 4th.
The announcement comes a day after the Delhi authorities requested a number of companies to submit an in depth plan on managing numerous elements chargeable for the spike in air air pollution throughout winters within the metropolis by September 21.
Delhi atmosphere minister Gopal Rai held a gathering with stakeholders on Tuesday and stated that companies have been tasked with controlling and managing numerous points of air pollution management.
“Each company has been tasked to formulate an in depth plan, which must be submitted by September 21. Based on these particular person plans, a holistic winter motion plan can be launched by September 30,” Rai stated, reported PTI.