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Delhi Government Bans Storage, Sale, Use Of Firecrackers During Diwali

New Delhi: The Delhi authorities on Wednesday (September 15) banned the storage, sale and use of firecrackers throughout Diwali owing to the “dangerous pollution levels” within the nationwide capital across the time of the competition. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal mentioned that like final 12 months, it was important to implement the ban as a way to save lives. “In view of the dangerous condition of pollution in Delhi during the Diwali period for the last three years, and like last year, a complete ban is being imposed on the storage, sale and use of all types of firecrackers. So that people’s lives can be saved,” he mentioned in a tweet in Hindi.

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“Last year, a complete ban on firecrackers was imposed late after assessing the seriousness of the situation. This caused losses to the traders. It is an appeal to all the traders that this time in view of the complete ban, please do not stock,” he mentioned.

Environment Minister Gopal Rai mentioned that the National Green Tribunal had known as for a whole ban on firecrackers in poor air high quality areas all through the COVID-19 pandemic.

The information of CPCB for the final three years reveals Delhi is sort of within the poor air pollution index. Last 12 months, moreover Delhi – Rajasthan, Orissa, Sikkim, West Bengal, Chandigarh, 13 districts of Uttar Pradesh had imposed an entire ban on firecrackers, he mentioned.

Mr Rai mentioned that final 12 months, the Delhi authorities determined in favour of the entire ban on November 6, which was simply earlier than Diwali.

The Delhi Police had already issued momentary licences on the market of firecrackers and due to this, merchants and sellers suffered losses. There have been additionally incidents of bursting of firecrackers in Delhi by the residents as a result of simple availability. To keep away from any such scenario, we determined that the DPCC, like final 12 months, will challenge instructions for full ban on sale, use and storage of all kinds of firecrackers with rapid impact, he added.

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World

22,58,05,343Cases

18,86,34,743Active

3,25,22,171Recovered

46,48,429Deaths

Coronavirus has unfold to 195 nations. The whole confirmed circumstances worldwide are 22,58,05,343 and 46,48,429 have died; 18,86,34,743 are energetic circumstances and 3,25,22,171 have recovered as on September 15, 2021 at 4:00 am.

India

3,33,16,755 27,176Cases

3,51,08711,120Active

3,25,22,171 38,012Recovered

4,43,497 284Deaths

In India, there are 3,33,16,755 confirmed circumstances together with 4,43,497 deaths. The variety of energetic circumstances is 3,51,087 and 3,25,22,171 have recovered as on September 15, 2021 at 2:30 am.

State Details



State

Cases

Active

Recovered

Deaths
Maharashtra

65,04,147 3,530

53,220 207

63,12,706 3,685

1,38,221 52

Kerala

44,06,365 15,876

1,99,428 9,907

41,84,158 25,654

22,779 129

Karnataka

29,62,967 559

15,782 487

29,09,656 1,034

37,529 12

Tamil Nadu

26,37,010 1,591

16,549 27

25,85,244 1,537

35,217 27

Andhra Pradesh

20,31,974 1,125

14,412 240

20,03,543 1,356

14,019 9

Uttar Pradesh

17,09,587 32

181 6

16,86,522 25

22,884 1

West Bengal

15,58,117 703

8,074 22

15,31,444 713

18,599 12

Delhi

14,38,288 38

400 23

14,12,805 15

25,083

Odisha

10,17,261 428

5,550 369

10,03,603 793

8,108 4

Chhattisgarh

10,04,937 35

371 5

9,91,007 39

13,559 1

Rajasthan

9,54,209 11

93 3

9,45,162 8

8,954

Gujarat

8,25,640 11

153 8

8,15,405 19

10,082

Madhya Pradesh

7,92,360 7

126 5

7,81,717 12

10,517

Haryana

7,70,676 17

348 3

7,60,521 20

9,807

Bihar

7,25,845 12

74 3

7,16,113 15

9,658

Telangana

6,62,202 336

5,282 29

6,53,022 306

3,898 1

Punjab

6,01,109 37

319 10

5,84,326 20

16,464 7

Assam

5,96,162 493

5,666 51

5,84,729 433

5,767 9

Jharkhand

3,48,086 7

111 6

3,42,842 13

5,133

Uttarakhand

3,43,261 19

285 8

3,35,587 27

7,389

Jammu And Kashmir

3,27,140 150

1,325 78

3,21,401 72

4,414

Himachal Pradesh

2,16,088 195

1,532 11

2,10,914 181

3,642 3

Goa

1,75,000 109

717 15

1,71,064 92

3,219 2

Puducherry

1,24,939 103

858 2

1,22,258 105

1,823

Manipur

1,17,461 231

2,614 3

1,13,032 231

1,815 3

Tripura

83,715 43

439 46

82,470 88

806 1

Meghalaya

78,486 127

1,689 170

75,436 295

1,361 2

Mizoram

74,068 1,185

13,525 156

60,297 1,024

246 5

Chandigarh

65,162 2

28 4

64,316 5

818 1

Arunachal Pradesh

53,872 65

528 5

53,073 69

271 1

Sikkim

30,696 46

777 32

29,541 77

378 1

Nagaland

30,694 37

571 9

29,477 45

646 1

Ladakh

20,616 8

36 6

20,373 2

207

Dadra And Nagar Haveli

10,670

5 0

10,661

4

Lakshadweep

10,353

4 1

10,298 1

51

Andaman And Nicobar Islands

7,592 8

15 7

7,448 1

129

#Note-Author Name – Barkha Mathur

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