The Supreme Court laid down the law on firecrackers but the timeframe fixed for burning crackers was defied this Diwali, sending the sound and emission regulation up in smoke as well. Kolkata competed with New Delhi for the position of the metropolis with the dirtiest air.
But not a word out of the political parties. All of them wished voters Happy Diwali. But not a single tweet on the air they were breathing. Will voters force political parties to put pollution on their 2019 manifestos?