Shopkeepers in Delhi react to the ban on firecrackers and said it will cause huge losses. “we have already purchased firecrackers and now they won’t be sold, it is a complete loss for us,” said one of the shopkeeper. Delhi government on Thursday ordered banning of firecrackers in the national capital amid rising pollution, Covid cases & festive season. The state government has also banned the sale of green crackers which were previously allowed by the Supreme Court in 2018. “It is like taking a man from a road and shooting him,” said another shopkeeper in Delhi. On Thursday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked people to join him for a virtual “Laxmi Puja” this Diwali. Covid-19 cases have been on a rise in Delhi for the past few days. Delhi has been recording over 6,000 daily cases of Covid-19, its highest since the onset of coronavirus. Watch the full video for more details.