Delhi and its adjoining areas are badly hit by pollution in winters. According to environmental experts, the air quality deteriorates further during the festive season due to burning crackers.
Supreme Court of India’s has set certain parameters for using crackers. However, the guidelines are floated every year despite registration of FIRs and fines.
Former India player Murali Kartik slammed people for breaking rules and regulations of Supreme Court and burning crackers in Delhi and Gurgaon.
“Complete and utter disregard for the Supreme Court ruling of no crackers here in Delhi/ gurgaon…and the sad bit is that it’s the so called educated class who are blatantly flouting it…what’s the point,” he wrote on Twitter.