‘Life itself is in danger’: SC rejects plea challenging ban on firecrackers


    Life itself is in threat: SC rejects plea difficult ban on firecrackers

    By: Express Web Desk|New Delhi |

    November 11, 2020 11: 53: 36 am

    Cracker ban, SC on cracker ban, Bengal firecracker ban, Kolkata firecracker ban, Calcutta HC firecracker ban, Indian Express Individuals in West Bengal are getting ready to celebrate Diwali, Chhat puja and Jagadhatri puja, to name a few celebrations. (Express Photo/File)

    The Supreme Court Wednesday declined a petition challenging the Calcutta High Court s restriction on fire crackers during the upcoming celebration season. A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and Indira Banerjee said it understood festivals were crucial, however we remain in a scenario where life itself remains in threat.

    We comprehend these celebrations are very important We are in a scenario where life itself is in danger There can be no higher worth than conservation of life itself, Justice Chandrachud stated.

    SC turns down plea tough Calcutta HC order against restriction on fire crackers. Justice D Y Chandrachud: we comprehend these celebrations are necessary We are in a circumstance where

    life itself is risk There can be no greater worths than preservation of life itself @IndianExpress

    Ananthakrishnan G (@axidentaljourno) November 11, 2020

    Last week, the HC had actually bought a total restriction on firecrackers across the state citing health reasons and Covid-19 It refused to allow even the two-hour window to rupture crackers, a caveat earlier permitted by the peak court.

    On Tuesday, the department bench of the HC, comprising Justices Sanjib Banerjee and Arijit Banerjee, directed the West Bengal federal government to make sure stringent compliance with its ban. It also sought from the State a report on compliance of its order.

    Individuals in the state are tailoring up to celebrate Diwali, Chhat puja and Jagadhatri puja, to name a few festivals.

    Numerous states, consisting of Rajasthan, Karnataka, Haryana and Delhi, have prohibited firecrackers ahead of the joyful season fearing the negative influence on the prevailing Covid-19 scenario. The ban in states is to dismiss any possible danger of dispersing of virus or producing problems for those who have actually already been fighting the illness.

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