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Chandigarh mayor urges people to shun Chinese products

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

Chandigarh's on Monday asked the city residents to shun Chinese products and fire crackers, and celebrate the with traditional fervour.

"We will have to refuse not only the fire crackers but also Chinese-made products, especially lighting articles, which will play major role in combating air and noise pollution caused during I urge children to also learn about the present in the fire crackers and the impact of these on various parts of human body," the said while launching the 'Harit Diwali'campaign on Monday.

The appealed to people to celebrate a pollution-free this year. He said everyone should not only contribute to reducing pollution but also promote use local made 'diyas' to celebrate a safe Diwali.

said there was scientific logic behind celebrating Diwali with local made 'diyas' and home-made articles for decoration.



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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 19:10 IST