Jaipur: After banning firecrackers in Rajasthan, the Gehlot government has implemented strict rules regarding this. The Rajasthan government said on Tuesday that it has decided to impose a fine of Rs 2000 on those who burst firecrackers. The state government has banned the sale and use of firecrackers to protect COVID-19 patients and the public from their side effects. The Congress-led government also said that if someone is found selling firecrackers, then a fine of Rs 10,000 will be charged.
The government said, “A shopkeeper selling firecrackers of any kind will be fined Rs 10,000 and any fireworker will have to pay a fine of Rs 2000.” The ban on the sale of firecrackers and fireworks will remain in force till 31 December. The orders were issued after the review meeting of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. Due to Corona crisis, Rajasthan government’s big decision, ban on sale of firecrackers and fireworks.
Gehlot government strict about fireworks
Any shopkeeper selling any kind of fireworks will be fined Rs 10,000 and any person found using or allowing any kind of fireworks will have to pay a penalty of Rs 2,000: #Rajasthan government
Fireworks in the State have been banned till December 31, 2020. pic.twitter.com/5Ry42obFgY
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On Monday, the government said that the decision to ban the sale of firecrackers has been taken keeping in mind the health of common people along with protecting the health of Corona infected patients. The chief minister said, “Fireworks should also be stopped at weddings and other ceremonies.”
Earlier, West Bengal and Odisha decided to ban firecrackers. “The West Bengal government said that to prevent air pollution, the condition of the patients of Kovid-19 should not deteriorate, the West Bengal government will not allow fireworks during Kali Puja, Diwali festival. Sale and use is prohibited.