Only crackers with reduced emission (improved crackers) and green crackers are allowed by Hon’ble Supreme Court
Advocate Ira Gupta & Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri
Vide judgment dated 23.10.2018 the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in the matter titled as "Arjun Gopal & others versus Union of India & Others" has permitted the crackers with reduced emission (improved crackers) and green crackers to be manufactured and sold. The manufacture, sale and use of joined firecrackers (series crackers or laris) has been banned by the Hon’ble Apex Court as the same causes huge air, noise and solid waste problems.
The following are the specific directions as laid down by the Hon’ble Supreme Court:
(i) The crackers with reduced emission (improved crackers) and green crackers, as mentioned in Suggestion Nos. II and III above only would be permitted to be manufactured and sold...read more
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