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Only green crackers allowed in 6 U'khand cities for 2 hrs on Diwali

The bursting of firecrackers would be allowed for only two hours on Deepavali night at eight designated places across the district here. The orders to this effect were passed by the Gurugram District Magistrate on Thursday under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code.

The eight places designated for community celebration and bursting of firecrackers are: Sector 29, HUDA Ground; Beri Wala Bagh near mini-secretariat; Sector 5, HUDA Ground; Sector 47, City Centre near Bhaktawar Chowk; Devi Lal Stadium, Sohna; Sector 1, HUDA, Pataudi; Open space near Aggarwal Dharamshala, Haily Mandi and Purana Ramleela Ground, Farrukh Nagar. Cracker bursting will be allowed only from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on November 14.

News source ~ The Hindu