Diwali has created a persistent pollution problem in india for years. Air pollution levels shoot up after diwali the hindu. As concerns over airpollution loom ahead of diwali, union health minister dr harsh vardhan on saturday launched ecofriendly. Its deepavali, means a series of light, we say, is the triumph of good over evil and of right over wrong.
The worse victims of the same becomes the elderly and the children whose immunity power is fairly less than ours. Diwali firecrackers send air pollution levels in new delhi soaring as attempts to reduce smog fizzle. The rate of air pollution and water pollution is increasing at an alarming rate. Burning fire crackers on diwali does just the same. That is why diwali is a festival of lights and not ear bursting sounds. Scientists in india are developing electronic or ecrackers that will neither emit smoke nor be a fire hazard, in order to promote a smokeless and pollutionfree diwali they claim that a. Write an article on pollution free diwali ask for details. Ahead of diwali, govt launches ecofriendly crackers to. Cracker pollution during diwali is a minor problem. Say no to crackers lets celebrate a pollution free diwali. Cracker pollution during diwali is a minor problem asking for a stop to bursting crackers is to stop being part of a living history that goes back 150 years at least. Read these shocking facts about diwali pollution livinghours. The smoke emitted by burning these crackers is extremely hazardous. According to indias centre for science and environment, air pollution caused by firecrackers on diwali across india was linked to the 30 to 40 percent increase in breathing discomfort to humans.
Ahead of diwali, govt launches ecofriendly crackers to fight air pollution govt announced that csir labs have been successful in developing various environmentfriendly fireworks. But unfortunately, now diwali celebrations mean electric illumination and bursting noisy fire crackers. In essence, fire crackers cause a lot of air pollution aside from noise pollution. Delhi is facing the brunt of pollution post diwali the air quality was oscillating between severe and hazardous in several areas. Facts about pollution caused by firecrackers during diwali. Mission on pollutionfree firecrackers launched launching the mission, science and technology and environment minister harsh vardhan said the council of scientific and industrial research csir.
Now, pollutionfree crackers lucknow news times of india. The supreme court ban on using crackers during diwali hit the fireworks industry in 2017. The banner that shows the brand logo of spicejet and an earthen lamp has the tagline. The ecofriendly crackers will not be available for this diwali. Delhi news today mumbai rains bangalore rains delhi earthquake chennai rains odisha elections 2019 delhi pollution mumbai floods ap elections 2019. Diwali pollution shocking facts about diwali pollution. Rohtak, india diwali is the hindu festival of light, and during the height of the. Pollution control board cpcb have demonstrated that conventional firecrackers contribute to heightened air pollution levels around diwali. None of the crackers manufactured at sivakasi will carry the green cracker label. A quiet and promising evening gave way to thick haze and noise as delhi celebrated diwali on thursday, dashing the hopes of crackerfree festivities, following a supreme court ban on the sale of. For crackers, some nonpolluting alternatives will have to be replaced.
Long and short essay on pollution due to diwali in english. Ecofriendly firecrackers exist in india, but will not be available. Crackers that dont cause any pollution need to be invented. Principal jaya bhardwaj wished the staff and students a happy and pollution free diwali. How to celebrate ecofriendly and ailmentfree diwali my. In october last year the supreme court allowed bursting of lowemission crackers relaxing the complete ban issued in 2017. Our air pollution has gone to critical levels, he said. But new chemical formula appears to have pushed up the prices of the crackers, say traders. With diwali just a week away, he was in for a rude shock. India has mandated only ecofriendly fireworks ahead of the festival of diwali.
Green crackers market sees red due to low supply, lack of varieties. Moreover, have you ever heard of ayodhya citizens welcoming rama by bursting crackers. Pollution levels would peak in diwali due to the indiscriminate use of firecrackers, among other factors. Lets celebrate a pollution free diwali and burn your ego, not crackers. Go for led lights if there is has to be electric illumination they use 80% less energy than regular lights to celebrate pollution free diwali. Global warming is a result of the increasing amount of harmful gases in the atmosphere. This has been followed through many years and it is almost a custom to burst crackers during diwali. Can the use of green crackers reduce pollution levels during. Plans to take on diwali air pollution with green fire. It has been a year since conventional crackers were banned. Govt announced that csir labs have been successful in developing various environmentfriendly fireworks.
In the 21st century diwali, people will only use electric lights to light their houses. Ahead of diwali, govt launches ecofriendly crackers to fight air. Diwali firecrackers send air pollution levels in new delhi. It is said that the pollution rate goes up to at least 50% in india during diwali and we watch as mute spectators. If you have always given an excuse of not celebrating pollution free diwali because of tradition, it is high time you stop doing that. Air pollution in new delhi hit hazardous levels on thursday after a night of freeforall. Know here how to celebrate ecofriendly and ailmentfree diwali to get healthy and pollution free environment.646 1079 1257 778 17 797 451 627 286 952 1077 646 1309 229 604 470 886 1215 1329 238 32 318 530 398 1369 875 1035 1391 250 1147 150 1286 10 1498 517 1133 399 71 946 1484