Only Green firecrackers allowed for sale in district Jammu: DM

Jammu: District Magistrate, Jammu, Sushma Chauhan has ordered that only “Green crackers” shall be permitted for sale and use in the city/towns of District Jammu.

The use/bursting of these green crackers shall be restricted to only two hours during the festivals. The timing shall be 8 pm to 10 pm on Diwali and Gurupurab; from 6 am to 8 am on Chhatt and from 11:55 pm to12:30 am on eve of Christmas and New Year.

Any violation of the above directions will invite immediate penal action under Section 51 to 60 of Disaster Management Act, 2005 besides legal action under Section 188 of the IPC and other provisions as applicable.

 

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