Bengal govt not to allow bursting of firecrackers during Kali

puja, Diwali in COVID time Kolkata, Nov 3 (PTI) The West Bengal government on Tuesday said that it will not allow bursting of firecrackers during the upcoming Kali Puja and Diwali festivals in order to check air pollution which is hazardous for COVID-19 patients.

'With everybody's cooperation, we want to hold the Kali Puja and Diwali festivals avoiding firecrackers,' Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay said.

No procession will be allowed during the immersion of the Kali idols, he said. PTI SCH NN ADMINISTRATOR SCH NN ADMINISTRATOR