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Nepal bans firecrackers during Diwali

October 13, 2006 14:12 IST

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Nepal has banned the use of firecrackers to avoid any mishaps during Deepawali celebrations in the Himalayan country this year.

The ban imposes restrictions on import, trading and use of fireworks, crackers and sparklers during the five-day festival which begins on October 21, a statement from the home ministry said.

The statement has asked guardians to ensure their wards stay away from fireworks adding, that those found violating the ban will have to face punishment.

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Number of User Comments: 3

Sub: diwali:

Wrong decision.

Posted by kumar

Sub: Ban Crackers

The crackers should be ban, undoubtfully. Pls save the world from growing pollution from these crackers. Something has to be done. Ban! Ban! and only ...

Posted by Sunil Manchanda

Sub: First things First

May be we should get rid of the Mosquitos that kills many before considering to ban fireworks. ~Sree~

Posted by Sree



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