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    Delhi govt allows use of ‘green crackers’ on Diwali, to launch anti-firecracker campaign from Nov 3: Gopal Rai

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    Delhi Environment Minister, Gopal Rai informed that Kejriwal-led government has decided to allow only the use, manufacture and sell of 'green crackers' on keeping in view of Diwali. Rai said, “Diwali is coming to a close and in the history of Delhi pollution level, stubble burning and Diwali contribute majorly in it. Hence, Delhi government has decided to allow only the use of 'green crackers'. Delhi government will also form 11 ‘anti-cracker squads’ and ‘anti-cracker campaign’ will start from November 03 and will continue even after Diwali. A strict action will be taken if any manufacturer, seller, stocks any other crackers except green crackers.”

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