Chandigarh dog lovers welcome ban on firecrackers

The Chandigarh administration banned the sale and use of firecrackers of all types. Pet owners in Chandigarh welcomed the decision of the Union Territory Administration. Loud noise of crackers leaves animals perturbed during Diwali. A pet owner said, "It's a good decision. Dogs are really affected by the sound of firecrackers and it's really painful for them." Several states will celebrate 'cracker-less' Diwali after ban over rising pollution.