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Pollution Control Board Assam issued guidelines on firecrackers

Pollution Control Board, Assam (PCBA) has issued guidelines for sales and bursting of crackers during Diwali, Chath Puja, Christmas and New Year.

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  24 Oct 2021 2:12 AM GMT

STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI: Pollution Control Board, Assam (PCBA) has issued guidelines for sales and bursting of crackers during Diwali, Chath Puja, Christmas and New Year.

PCBA sources said that the board would allow only green crackers. Green crackers include crackers with low emission and small shell size, besides traditional crackers.

Sources said that the PCBA would allow the bursting of firecrackers from 8 pm to 10 pm during Diwali, 6 am to 8 am during the Chath Puja, from 11.55 pm to 12.30 am during Christmas and the New Year. The district magistrates and district SPs are responsible for executing the directives.

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