SC Declines Urgent Hearing Of Plea Against Delhi Govt's Decision To Ban Firecrackers
A bench headed by Justice MR Shah, while refusing the request for an urgent hearing, observed "let people breathe clean air". Read more on Dynamite News:
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday declined an urgent hearing of a plea filed by BJP MP Manoj Tiwari challenging the Delhi government's decision to ban the sale and purchase and usage of firecrackers during the festive seasons in the national capital.
A bench headed by Justice MR Shah, while refusing the request for an urgent hearing, observed "let people breathe clean air".
The bench said there are other ways to celebrate festivals. "Spend your money on sweets," said the apex court after advocate Shashank Shekhar Jha appearing for Tiwari mentioned the matter for urgent listing.
Earlier, the top court had refused to lift the ban on firecrackers in Delhi, saying the court had already passed a detailed order regarding the usage of firecrackers and will not vacate the previous order.It had tagged Tiwari's plea with the other pending cases. (with ANI inputs)