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Here’s What Twitterati Have to Say on SC’s Cracker Ban on Diwali

The bench said its 12 September order permitting sale will get implemented only from 1 November 2017 onwards.

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Supreme Court on 9 October upheld its ban on the sale and bursting of crackers. A bench headed by Justice AK Sikri put on hold the sale of firecrackers with immediate effect. The bench said its 12 September order permitting sale will get implemented only from 1 November 2017 onwards.

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This judgement evoked mixed reactions from people. Many expressed a sense of relief while others felt that this ban marginalised Hindu festivals.

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Many felt this was the first step to reduce pollution, and it shouldn’t be given a religious angle.

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Author Chetan Bhagat also spoke out against Supreme Court’s ruling.

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