Firecracker sales hit hard this Diwali following Supreme Court order

The Supreme Court order of Oct 23, 2018, imposing a restriction on bursting of conventional firecrackers, and allowing only green crackers to be burned within a two-hour window on Diwali, has left the Rs 20,000 crore firecracker industry in jitters. Traders in Delhi’s Sadar Bazar say that their businesses have been hit by at least 50%.

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