BJP attacked on firecracker ban

New Delhi. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday attacked the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government for declaring the use of crackers on Diwali in Delhi as a punishable offense and called it “anti-Hindu”. relaxed me.

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Wednesday announced that bursting of crackers in Delhi on the occasion of Diwali could attract a jail term of up to six months and a fine of Rs 200. BJP spokesperson Shehzad Poonawalla said in one tweet after another that Hindus are banned from bursting crackers on Diwali due to pollution, while Rajkumar Anand’s supporters burst crackers when he is made a minister. He raised the question, ‘Is this secular pollution?’

Poonawalla said, ‘You are anti-Hindu. Every year, Hindus and firecrackers are blamed for the pollution, while the Indian Institute of Technology has said that the main causes of pollution in Delhi are biomass burning, vehicle smoke, construction works, industry and stubble burning in Punjab. He asked the Delhi government what steps it has taken to check the pollution caused by these major reasons.

The BJP spokesperson said that last year Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had said that he had a solution to burn stubble in the form of bio-decomposer. He said, ‘Now you have a government in Punjab too. Still stubble is being burnt there. Has it proved to be a failure? Rs 23 crore was spent in Kejriwal’s advertisement for a bio decomposer worth 68 lakhs. What was the result of this?

It is noteworthy that the Delhi government also banned the production, storage and sale of firecrackers in the capital and said that Section 9B of the Explosives Act will attract a fine of up to Rs 5,000 and a jail term of three years. (Language)

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