DC Mon issues directives on bursting fire crackers

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 3/30/2019 12:03:00 PM IST

Deputy Commissioner, Mon Thavaseelan K, in an order issued on March 28 stated that in pursuance to the Supreme Court of India directives only fire crackers with reduced emission (improved crackers) and green crackers as certified by PESO (Petroleum Explosive Safety Organisation) will be permitted to be manufactured and sold.

According to DIPR, the order further stated that they shall only be sold through licensed vendors.
Bursting fire crackers shall be permitted only during select events of National/State/Local importance after due permission from the District Administration. On Diwali days or on any other festival, such fireworks bursting shall strictly be restricted from 8 pm till 10 pm. On Christmas Eve and New Year Eve, when such fireworks start around midnight i.e, 12 am, bursting will only be allowed from 11:55 pm to 12:30 am.
The concerned Police Station of the area shall be held personally liable for any violation and it will amount to committing contempt of Court.

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