States that have outlawed firecrackers during Diwali in 2022

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Fireworks and Diwali

Every other home stocks up on firecrackers days before the festivities, making them a traditional component of Diwali.

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Fireworks and the atmosphere

The ingredients used to create firecrackers cause them to produce infamously high quantities of air pollution when they are set off.

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The negatives

Both people and animals are affected when firecrackers are let off. The most vulnerable people at this time are those who have respiratory issues.

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Cracker-related ban

To reduce pollution, a number of states, including Delhi, Punjab, West Bengal, and others,

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have either outright banned or restricted the use of firecrackers during Diwali.

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Delhi

Until January 2023, no one is allowed to let off any form of firework in the nation's capital, and there will be fines.

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Punjab

On October 24, between the hours of 8 and 10, Punjab will permit the lighting of fireworks. It has also given festivals access to more windows.

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West Bengal

According to the Calcutta High Court's ruling, only green crackers with QR codes on their packs would be permitted for sale.

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Haryana

In Haryana, it is unlawful to make, sell, or engage in any other type of production linked to firecrackers other than green crackers.

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Tamil Nadu

On October 24, residents of the state are permitted to let off fireworks between the hours of 6 and 7 in the morning and 7 and 8 in the evening.

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