The NGT order over the issue of bursting crackers has finally arrived. The National Green Tribunal has ordered a ban on firecrackers where air quality is very low. It is not a blanket ban as only bursting of air firecrackers is blocked in pollution affected areas.
The National Capital, specifically, has seen deteriorating air quality index in the past few days, due to this NGT has strictly prohibited bursting of crackers here, till the 30th of November. The NGT said there will be a total ban against sale or use of all kinds of firecrackers in the NCR from midnight of November 9 -10 to the midnight of November 30 - December 1, 2020.