Ahead of Diwali, the Haryana government on Friday said it has decided to put a complete ban on the sale of firecrackers in the state.
The decision was taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19 due to pollution caused by bursting of crackers.
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said after a detailed discussion, it has been decided to completely ban the sale of crackers in the state.
A notice would be issued in this regard on Saturday, Mr Khattar said in a statement.
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