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Do not use harmful Chinese firecrackers in this Diwali

Thursday - October 24, 2019 2:23 pm , Category : BUSINESS
Burst only green crackers this Diwali
Burst only green crackers this Diwali

Be careful! Using ‘these’ firecrackers may be a cause of punishment

OCT 24 (WTN) - The use of firecrackers on Diwali has been a common tradition in India for years. Fireworks sound is heard all over India on the five days of Diwali festival. Now that Diwali is about to come, the sale of firecrackers in the country is in full swing. But if you are preparing to burst Chinese firecrackers in this Diwali, then be careful, because if you burst Chinese firecrackers, you may be punished! After reading this, you must be wondering that what the whole matter after all is, so let us tell you in detail about this.

In fact, the central government has banned Chinese firecrackers in view of the sale and use of firecrackers on Diwali. For this ban, the principal commissioner of the Customs Department has issued a notice in this regard. For your information, let us know that the issued notice clearly states that there is a complete ban on the import of Chinese firecrackers. If a person keeps, sells or deals with Chinese firecrackers then it will be a crime and the person will be punished under the Customs Act 1962.

After reading, you must be thinking that why the government has banned the sale and use of Chinese firecrackers? So for your information, let us know that the import of Chinese firecrackers in India is prohibited. The notice issued by the government said that the import of Chinese firecrackers and its use in the Indian market is a matter of concern. This means that if a person is found with Chinese firecrackers, punitive action can be taken against him because the import of Chinese firecrackers to India is prohibited.

For your information, let us know that the use of Chinese firecrackers in India is against the Government's 'Explorative Rules 2008'. Since Chinese fireworks contain banned chemicals such as lead, copper, oxides, and lithium, these crackers are harmful to humans as well as the environment. Keeping all these things in mind, the government has banned Chinese firecrackers. People should not buy Chinese firecrackers, for this, the government has advised that they should look at the labeling details of firecrackers while buying firecrackers.

At the same time, in order to relieve people from the harmful chemicals of firecrackers, this year the central government has issued green firecrackers. These green firecrackers include Flowerpot, Pencil, whirligig (Chakri), Sparkler (Phuljhdi) and Twine Bomb. Regarding green firecrackers, the government claims that green firecrackers cause 30 to 50 per cent less pollution than normal firecrackers.

For your information, let us know that in the year 2018, the Supreme Court had banned the use of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR. After banning the use of firecrackers, the concept of green firecrackers was considered for the use of firecrackers at festivals. The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has played a very important role in developing green firecrackers. According to the information, in order to reduce pollution from firecrackers and increase the production of green firecrackers, about 230 MoUs and 165 Non Disclosure Agreements have been signed by the firecracker companies.

Now you must be wondering that what are these green firecrackers, then let us tell you in detail about green firecrackers. First of all, you should understand that firecrackers of any kind cannot be made completely pollution-free, but such firecrackers can be made which spread less pollution. That's why scientists from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has developed a formula for firecrackers that can be placed in the category of green firecrackers, as these crackers cause 30 to 50 per cent less pollution than common firecrackers.

Green firecrackers are just like normal firecrackers in appearance, burning, and sound. Currently, there are three types of green firecrackers available in the market. The first type of green firecrackers produces water as it burns, causing harmful gases like sulfur and nitrogen to dissolve in them. They are also called safe water releaser.

The second type of green firecracker is known as the Star Cracker. These firecrackers produce less sulfur and nitrogen than normal firecrackers, while aluminum is used the least in the making of this. Fireworks of this category also cause less pollution. The third type of green firecrackers is aroma crackers, which cause less pollution and also produce fragrance.

So if you are preparing to burst Chinese firecrackers this Diwali, then be careful, because there is a restriction on the sale and use of Chinese firecrackers in the country. And if you are found selling or bursting Chinese firecrackers then you may be punished. So we recommend you to use green firecrackers this Diwali, which are less harmful to humans and the environment and cause less pollution than normal firecrackers.