The Delhi government Thursday imposed a blanket ban on firecrackers, including those branded ‘green’, between November 7 and 30, with the city reeling under the impact of hazardous air quality and a steep rise in the number of Covid-19 infections. The decision was announced by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal following a high-level meeting attended by Chief Secretary Vijay Dev and the district magistrates.Reviewed the corona situation in Delhi and preparedness with Chief Secy, health officials and all DMs. Corona cases have increased due to festival season and pollution. It was decided to ban crackers in Delhi…,” the CM tweeted.
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Delhi chokes, blanket ban on firecrackers from Nov 7 to 30
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