Guwahati News Desk: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday issued notices to 18 states and Union Territories which includes Assam, Nagaland and Meghalaya to ban and use of firecrackers during Diwali.
The notices were forwarded after the tribunal received pleas to control air and noise pollution during the festive season.
The bench is headed by the chairperson of the NGT Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel.
The names of the cities in these states were not declared.
Therefore in the interest of public health and environment the centre likely to ban crackers from November 7 to 30.