SC allows use of firecrackers with conditions this Diwali

New Delhi: The apex court has today allowed use of firecrackers but with conditions during this Diwali.

The crackers are only allowed for 2 hours from 8 pm to 10 pm, NDTV reports.

“Only crackers with reduced emission will be allowed and they can be sold through licenced holders,” the judges said.

“We tried to strike a balance,” the top court said keeping in view of the popularity of crackers used during festivals and weddings.

The top court allowed vendors with license only and online sellers will be held for contempt added the court.