Ban on firecrackers in Delhi : People are invited to celebrate Diwali in Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bhupendra Singh has invited the residents of Delhi after the Supreme Court banned the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR on Diwali.
One day after the Supreme Court banned the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR on Diwali, Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bhupinder Singh invited the residents of the state capital Bhopal to celebrate the festival of lights. Singh told reporters, “If Delhi people will contact us by phone or by sending a letter, they will say that they want to come to Madhya Pradesh to celebrate Diwali, we will arrange for them to celebrate Diwali festival in Bhopal.”
While praising Madhya Pradesh’s environment, he said, “Indore is the first place in the cleanest cities of the country, while Bhopal is the second number.” The problem of increasing noise pollution in the country and its consequences for Delhiites in Bhopal Responding to the question about the invitation, Singh said that under the leadership of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, there is the very good atmosphere in Madhya Pradesh. The environment here is also very good. Apart from this, Madhya Pradesh is the ‘land of peace’ and the arrangement of law and order and security is very high.
He said that one day of bursting the firecrackers will not harm the environment here. Singh said that the festival of Diwali is religious as well as related to the country’s culture.
He said, “According to Hindu religious texts, on the day of Diwali, Lord Ram returned to his house after 14 years of exile. That’s why we celebrate Diwali. We talk about Ram Raj, but if we do not celebrate Diwali, then what will be the message in society?” When asked by the Supreme Court about the ban imposed on selling firecrackers in Delhi-NCR, they said that it has been planted in the perspective of the environment.
He said that pollution in Delhi is mainly from vehicles and Delhi government (Aam Aadmi Party) should work firmly to improve the environment.