Rajasthan government bans firecrackers for Diwali

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Jaipur: During the festive Diwali season, any shopkeeper selling any kind of fireworks in Congress ruled Rajastan will be fined Rs 10,000 and any person found using or allowing the firing of any kind fireworks will end up getting his offence compounded and shall have to pay Rs 2000.

In continuation of the Rajasthan Home Department’s notifications of 3, 12, 21 May; 27 July and 17 October 2020, and in exercise of the powers conferred by section 11 of the Rajasthan Epidemic Diseases Act 2020 (Act No. 21 of 2020), the State Government issued another order on Tuesday 3 November authorising all Executive Magistrates, all Police Officers not below the rank of Assistant Sub-Inspector, all officers of Municipal Corporation Council Board not below the rank of Revenue Inspector, all Chief Executive Officers of Zila Pari and all Development Officers, within heir respective jurisdiction, to compound the offences committed under section 4 of the Rajasthan Epidemic Diseases Act, by violating the order or regulation prohibiting the sale and firing of firecrackers.

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