The Calcutta High Court ordered an absolute ban on usage of firecrackers this season of Diwali and kali puja . Green crackers are also not permitted to burst . This ban will continue to Nanak Jayanti , Chath puja , Christmas and new year celebration . Court observed that only wax and oil contained diyas will be allowed .
The court adjudicated because PIL filed by Ms. Roshni Ali an environment activist , who proposed that it is every person’s fundamental right to be in clean , green and breathable air under article 21 .
ASG said that court should have a neutral stand on this , also consider the rights of manufacturers , he shows report of west Bengal pollution control board which proposes to allow use of green crackers for a limited time of 2 hours this Diwali . Court rad the report but said that we can’t kill people following on it blindly .
Court further observed that it’s a hard hit on manufacturers as they are left in lurch at the 11th hour , but their rights must be overlooked over the general public as they are microscopic minority .
As of now we don’t have any mechanism to enforce the only use of green crackers , It will be difficult for police to check the nature of cracker after it bursted and even tougher to stop the sellers from giving all kinds of crackers secretly , so this year no use of fire crackers .