Violating Delhi Cracker Ban Will Invite Rs 5000 Fine Or 3 Years Jail
Delhi Environment Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Gopal Rai said today that the Delhi government has banned the production, storage, trade and explosion of crackers this year as well as fines and imprisonment. If you break the rules.
While speaking at a press conference, Mr Rai said, “This year too, there is a ban on the production, sale, storage and explosion of crackers.”
“Selling or possessing firecrackers in Delhi is punishable by a fine of Rs 5,000 and/or imprisonment for 3 years,” he said.
The minister added that strict action will be taken against the biscuit explosions before Diwali.
“Severe action will be taken against those who break the biscuits till Diwali. Under section 268 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), there is a provision for fines of Rs 200 and/or 6 months imprisonment for those who break it. break the cookie,” he added.
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