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No sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR till Oct 31, says SC

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today said its order of last November banning the sale of in Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) will continue till October 31.

A bench headed by Justice A K Sikri said the apex court's September 12 order temporarily lifting the stay and permitting sale of would be effective from November 1.

is on October 19 and the order effectively means that no will be available for purchase before the festival.

The top said it has not changed the September 12 order but its November 11, 2016 order banning the sale of "should be given a chance".

The top court, through the 2016 order, had suspended all licences which "permit sale of fireworks, wholesale and retail within the territory of NCR".

On September 12 this year, the apex had temporarily lifted its earlier order and permitted sale of

The apex court's order came on a plea seeking restoration of the November 2016 order.

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First Published: Mon, October 09 2017. 11:57 IST