Diwali 2022: States that have restricted firecrackers and penalties for violating the rules

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Diwali, the biggest festival of lights, is soon coming. However, the cracker prohibition has put all of us in a tough spot regarding how to celebrate this festival.

Diwali, the biggest festival of lights, is soon coming. However, the cracker prohibition has put all of us in a tough spot regarding how to celebrate this festival.

Several Indian states have completely or partially banned the use of firecrackers during Diwali.

Several Indian states have completely or partially banned the use of firecrackers during Diwali.

Here is the list of the names of states that have banned firecrackers and the penalties for their violation:

Here is the list of the names of states that have banned firecrackers and the penalties for their violation:

DELHI: The production, storage, sale, and bursting of crackers have been banned in Delhi till January 2023. A fine of Rs 200 to Rs 5,000 and/or imprisonment for three years has been announced for violating the rules.

DELHI: The production, storage, sale, and bursting of crackers have been banned in Delhi till January 2023. A fine of Rs 200 to Rs 5,000 and/or imprisonment for three years has been announced for violating the rules.

HARYANA: Manohar Lal Khattar, the Chief Minister of Haryana, has banned the sale, purchase, and usage of fireworks completely in an attempt to control pollution levels. However, green crackers are allowed.

HARYANA: Manohar Lal Khattar, the Chief Minister of Haryana, has banned the sale, purchase, and usage of fireworks completely in an attempt to control pollution levels. However, green crackers are allowed.

PUNJAB: On October 24, 2022, the state will let burst firecrackers for a two-hour window between 8 pm and 10 pm.

PUNJAB: On October 24, 2022, the state will let burst firecrackers for a two-hour window between 8 pm and 10 pm.

TAMIL NADU: For the past four years, Tamil Nadu has let citizens set off fireworks for an hour. On that day, the state permits a window of an hour twice. The time frame is between 6 to 7 am and 7 to 8 pm.

TAMIL NADU: For the past four years, Tamil Nadu has let citizens set off fireworks for an hour. On that day, the state permits a window of an hour twice. The time frame is between 6 to 7 am and 7 to 8 pm.

WEST BENGAL: The only fireworks allowed, according to the Calcutta High Court, are green crackers with QR codes. These green crackers will only be imported during the festival and sold here.

WEST BENGAL: The only fireworks allowed, according to the Calcutta High Court, are green crackers with QR codes. These green crackers will only be imported during the festival and sold here.