Justice Sikri said, "Diwali is a festival of lights. Firecrackers are not necessary to bring people together. People can be brought together by distributing and sharing sweets also."
The court was hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Jainendra Baxi, a film director, through his lawyer Aditya Pratap.
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The Delhi High Court today criticised the Centre's National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) for converting the city into "one big traffic zone", instead of de-congesting it.
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The Delhi High Court today asked the Aam Aadmi Party government how it could defend more construction in the national capital while pulling it up for not taking steps to decongest it and curbing po
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