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Firecrackers ban: Online sale, purchase also punishable, says Delhi Police

Temporary licences for selling firecrackers are provided by the Delhi Police every year

ANI  |  New Delhi 

Diwali firecrackers ban
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The Delhi Police on Thursday said that the Supreme Court's ban on sale of in Delhi and the NCR region also applies to the online sale and purchase of

"An action will be taken against those, who try to sell or purchase online," Delhi Police spokesperson Madhur Verma told ANI.

Verma also informed that temporary licences will also be automatically suspended after the new order.

Temporary licences for selling are provided by the Delhi Police every year.

On Monday, the Supreme Court restored the ban on the sale of till November 1, in Delhi and the NCR region.

The order has been passed with a view of controlling pollution levels during the festival of

The court's order, however, does not comment on the use of

First Published: Thu, October 12 2017. 10:36 IST