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Karnataka bans firecrackers during Diwali in view of Covid-19 pandemic
Indian Express | 06/11/2020 09:19 PM | Click to read full article
The Karnataka government has decided to ban firecrackers this Diwali as it may badly impact the health of those who have already been infected with Covid-19, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa announced on Friday.
Speaking to reporters in Bengaluru, Yediyurappa said, “We have taken a decision to ban firecrackers in the state, in wake of COVID-19 pandemic. The order regarding the ban will be issued soon.”