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Admin restricts use of firecrackers in city

chandigarh Updated: Oct 25, 2013 17:43 IST
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With an aim to minimise the ill effects of noise pollution caused by bursting crackers, the UT administration has put restriction on the use of firecrackers in city.


UT deputy commissioner Mohammed Shayin has issued orders prohibiting the use of firecrackers between 10pm to 6am and in the silence zone, which comprise Sector 1 -Capital Complex, including Rajendra Park and Chandigarh Club-Sector 12, Sector 14, entire area around the lake up to 100 metres from the high water mark and the entire area North East of Uttar Marg, including Rock Garden and Lake Club.

Besides, ban has also been imposed on bursting crackers 100 metres near hospitals, education institution, courts and religious places. The order will come into force from zero hours on October 27 and will be in effect up to November 11.

Firecrackers prohibited at Sector 1 -Capital complex, including Rajendra Park and Chandigarh Club-Sector 12, Sector 14, Area around the lake up to 100 metres from the high water mark and the entire area North East of Uttar Marg, including Rock Garden and Lake Club.

Ban has also been imposed on bursting crackers 100 metres near hospitals, education institution, courts and religious places.