The Supreme Court Wednesday rejected a petition challenging the Calcutta High Court’s ban on fire crackers during the upcoming festival season. A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and Indira Banerjee said it understood festivals were important, but “we are in a situation where life itself is in danger”. “We understand these festivals are important… We are in a situation where life itself is in danger… There can be no greater value than preservation of life itself,” Justice Chandrachud said.
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Life itself is in danger’: SC rejects plea challenging ban on firecrackers
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