Diwali: Only green crackers allowed for 2 hours from 8 pm to 10 pm


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Thiruvananthapuram: The State Pollution Control Board informed that sale and bursting of only green crackers will be allowed in Kerala on Diwali day to ensure pollution-free festival.

The eco-friendly crackers emit less chemicals and cause low sound and dust pollution compared to the normal firecrackers.

The Home ministry had set a time slot of two hours from 8 pm to 10 pm to burst crackers. Crackers are banned within 100 metres of hospitals, courts, educational institutions and places of worship.

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