The Calcutta High Court has issued a new order regarding firecrackers due to the Corona epidemic. Yesterday, the court banned fireworks in West Bengal for this Diwali. The court said in its order that selling and bursting of firecrackers in West Bengal will be prohibited this year.
The Delhi High Court today directed the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to treat as a representation a plea seeking a ban on bursting of crackers and burning effigies of Ravana during the festival of Diwali.
The stubble burning issue has gone to two courts now: the Supreme Court and the Delhi High Court. Today, a petition was filed in the top court seeking directions to authorities to take immediate steps to prevent the stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana.
Modern jurisprudence in India can be compared with justice that prevailed during Lord Ram’s reign. While there are many differences with these ancient precepts, commonalities in both legal codes are interesting.