TNI Bureau: In view of the Covid-19 Pandemic situation, 6 States in India have put a ban on the sale and bursting of firecrackers during the Diwali Festival.
The decision has been taken to protect the Covid-19 patients, elderly people, children, and persons with co-morbidities.
The States that put a ban on firecrackers, include Haryana, Rajasthan, Delhi, Odisha, West Bengal, and Karnataka.
While it was the Calcutta High Court that took the decision to ban firecrackers in West Bengal, the Odisha Government has banned it from November 10 to November 30 in view of Diwali and Kartika Purnima.
In Haryana, the ban is applicable to imported firecrackers.