• search
For New-delhi Updates
Allow Notification  

Vendors protest against SC verdict on green crackers


New Delhi, Nov 7: Sadar Bazar Welfare Association in the national capital is staging a protest against the Supreme Court order on green crackers, by putting firecrackers inside green vegetables.

Vendors protest against SC verdict on green crackers in New Delhi. Courtesy: ANI

President of the Association HS Chhabra says, "We don't even know what green crackers are. There is no green cracker in the market."

Pollution in Delhi relents slightly, drops from 'very poor' to 'poor'

"We don't know what green crackers are. When we asked them (SHOs), they said they'll give us a list of crackers. But the next day they said it'll take 2 more days. There is no green cracker in the market. This should've been done one year in advance," ANi quoted Chhabra saying.

On October 31st, a bench of Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan said firecrackers already produced can be sold in this festival season only in other parts of the country. In Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and other southern states, firecrackers can be burst from 4 am-5 am and from 9 pm-10 pm during festivals, the apex court said.

Diwali 2018: Here is the time slot for bursting firecrackers in your city

It said its direction on community bursting of firecrackers will apply pan India for two hours. Its directions on the ban on sale of firecrackers through e-commerce websites will apply pan India, the court said.

(With PTI inputs)

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more