Punjab and Haryana High Court has fixed time slot of 6.30pm to 9.30pm for bursting crackers on Diwali in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh.
No one will be permitted to burst crackers before 6.30 pm or after 9.30 pm.
Taking suo moto cognizance of the worsening air quality in region especially Tricity, the
Diwali is still a week away, but you can already see haze in the sky, a disturbing smell in the air, sore throat, itchy eyes.
On October 9 the Supreme Court ordered a ban on sale of firecrackers in Delhi National Capital Region (NCR) till November 1.
Pollution level in the tricity
Following the PIL of Panchkula resident on security arrangements in the city in the wake of Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim judgment in rape case in the CBI court in Panchkula, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has been closely monitoring the situation. The High Court came down heavily on Haryana