Supreme Court bans sale, stocking of firecrackers in NCR

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday imposed a blanket ban on the sale and stocking of firecrackers in the National Capital Region (NCR) with immediate effect.

It also asked the central government to immediately suspend the licenses of those who stock them.

A bench of Chief Justice TS Thakur, Justice AK Sikri and Justice SA Bobde said no further licenses would be issued till further orders.

In another direction, the court asked the Central Pollution Control Board to prepare a report to show what elements were used in the manufacturing of the firecrackers to ascertain if they were harmful to people.


Updated Date: Nov 25, 2016 17:22 PM

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