Raids were carried out at different places of the city, including EM Bypass, Beliaghata, Bhowanipore, Behala, Dum Dum, Kasba, Patuli and banned firecrackers weighing about 1,348.80 kg were seized till 4 pm on Wednesday, a senior police officer said.
Another 1119.7 kg of illegal fireworks were recovered till 4 pm on Thursday, taking the total seizure amount to about 2,500 kg, he said.
Around 757 people alone were arrested for bursting banned firecrackers in the two days, the officer said, adding, many were held for unruly behaviour as well.
The total number of complaints received by Kolkata Police during the two-day festive period was 176.
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