A head of festive season, especially Diwali on November 4, several states have imposed restrictions on firecrackers and also announced Covid-19 measures for checking virus spread. While some states have banned firecrackers, others have imposed partial ban on green crackers.
The Supreme Court on Friday asked states and Union Territories to “strictly comply” with its order regarding bursting of firecrackers even as it clarified that the ban was on firecrackers other than green ones and those with reduced emission (improved crackers).
Meanwhile, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will perform the Diwali puja at Thyagaraj Stadium, where his government is constructing a replica of the Ayodhya’s Ram temple. According to officials, the replica of the temple is being built as part of the government’s “Delhi ki Diwali” celebrations.
The officials said the replica of the temple will be part of the stage where the puja will be performed. The Diwali puja will be live telecast.