Fireworks Are Now Banned In Delhi Thanks To Air Pollution
Thick smog on the day after the festival of Diwali helped spur India's Supreme Court to ban the sale of fireworks.By Matt Picht | November 25, 2016
Selling fireworks is now banned in the Indian capital of Delhi, thanks to air pollution concerns.
Fireworks are a traditional part of the Hindu festival of Diwali. But the morning after the recent celebrations, Delhi's citizens woke to a thick blanket of toxic smog.