Diwali is just about a week away and the Supreme Court today pronounced a ban on the Sale of Fire Cracker in Delhi. While some welcomed this decision, some people were relieved, some as usual were blinded by religion to even think about the environment.Various Debates and Memes have already spread over the Social Media calling it a biased decision but ignoring the environmental issues.
Delhi is one of the most polluted cities of the world. Last year Delhi observed immense rise in Toxic Smoke post the day of Diwali. The Air pollutants were found to be 42 times more than the permissible levels. India according to the WHO also has the highest death rate due to respiratory diseases. I guess before becoming emotional about our religion it is important to consider a few facts. The following are the benefits from the ban:
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