Restrictions on bursting firecrackers in Indore | News from Indoré


INDORE: The district administration on Wednesday evening issued guidelines for setting off firecrackers on Diwali. A ban has been imposed on the bursting of firecrackers in some traditional markets for a specified period of time, the use of certain types of fireworks has been restricted while the timing of the bursting of firecrackers has been set between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Bursting firecrackers was banned at the Cloth Market, Sarafa, Khajuri Bazar and Sitlamata Bazar between 6 p.m. and midnight on Diwali. Collector Manish Singh ordered the ban under Article 144 of the CrPC, in order to prevent antisocial and unwanted events caused by the fireworks, a press release issued by the district administration said. The police in Sarafa, Malharganj and Sadar Bazar would ensure the proper application of the said ordinance under the supervision of the police superintendent of the town of Sarafa / Malharganj, the ordinance says.

Collector also banned firecrackers in which barium salt, antimony, lithium, mercury, arsenic, lead, strontium chromate were used. Also, mass-produced crackers (connected firecrackers) have also been banned.
“It is prohibited to sell online and unlicensed firecrackers by e-commerce companies or individuals, as well as exploded fireworks within 100 meters of a declared silent zone and before 8 p.m. and after 10 p.m., “said the order, adding an action under Article 188 of the CPI would be taken in the event of a violation of the order.
The prohibition order was issued in accordance with instructions from the National Green Tribunal (NGT) and the MP’s Home Office while maintaining the public health interest, according to the press release, adding that the report on ambient air quality from the MP Pollution Control Board (in statute of November 2020) indicates that the AQI of Indore district is 188.4, which is in the moderate category, but the same should be affected due to the onset of cold weather and the use of firecrackers during festivals in the coming days.


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