Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa issues an order on the ban of firecrackers amid Coronavirus pandemic

After several states ban crackers in Diwali, Karnataka Government passes an order on the ban of the bursting of firecrackers during Diwali festival amid Coronavirus pandemic.

Several states including Rajasthan, Odisha, Delhi have already decided to ban firecrackers. Karnataka State Health Minister K Sudhakar on Thursday (5th November 2020) said firecrackers can badly impact the health of those who have already been infected by a Coronavirus.

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Friday (6th November 2020) said that the state government will be issuing an order banning the use of firecrackers during Deepavali (Diwali festival), due to prevailing COVID-19 pandemic situation.

Times Now Deepak with details.