Ban sale, use of crackers immediately: TS HC
The New Indian Express Chennai|November 13, 2020
Court also asks Telangana govt to appeal to people through media, asking them to refrain from bursting crackers

The Telangana High Court on Thursday directed the State government to immediately ban the sale and use of firecrackers by the individuals and organisations during this Diwali season. The court also directed the government to forthwith clampdown and close the shops selling firecrackers.

The bench, comprising Chief Justice Raghvendra Singh Chauhan and Justice B Vijaysen Reddy, also directed the State to make an appeal to the people through print and electronic media, asking them to refrain from bursting firecrackers in order to prevent any further deterioration in air quality.

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