Excellent move by NGT

Great news folks. Our ask has been accepted just now by NGT on cracker ban. NGT has imposed ban on sale and use of Firecrackers between November 9 and 30 in Delhi NCR ahead of Diwali. Ban also applicable to all locations across India with "poor" or worse AQI.

GreenCrackers and 2 hour slots for bursting crackers allowed for places with "moderate" or better AQI.

Attached relevant section of the order!!! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 more  

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Foolish decisions made by Foolish peoples !!!! Nothing is new. If they have guts Ban all festivals of other religions. more  
Being intelligent human being self consciousness and decisions is most important for action and follow the norms. The day we will begin to act like so the there will be no need of dictation from anyone. We have to decide whether we are intelligent human being or........... more  
And the Delhiites were firing away their crackers at will last night. So much for respecting the laws...... more  
This announcement is a relief. Let it be enforced properly! more  
This announcement is a relief. Let it be enforced properly! more  
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