Diwali or Deepavali is known as the festival of lights. However, with time along with all the Diwali rituals, bursting firecrackers to became a part of the festivities. From rangoli decoration to playing cards and burning crackers, people can’t imagine celebrating the festival without crackers. But having said that we can’t deny a number of toxic gases these crackers add to the environment, creating serious threat and air pollution. Also, the high-decibel sound caused by some firecrackers that scare little children and animals.
After the horrific smog Delhi-NCR witnessed last year, the Supreme Court banned firecrackers in the region, leading a serious debate with many eminent personalities arguing for and against the ban. While many saw the eco-friendly ban as an infringement on their freedom, others thought it was communal.
However, there are many who came forward to wish people a pollution free and noiseless Diwali. While many animal lovers campaigned for their furry friends others urged everyone to be responsible for their children. Asking people to preserve nature for a better and healthy future many are content with a silent Diwali bright with lights and colours.
From filmstars to sportsperson, everyone is wishing a #pollutionfree and #crackerfreeDiwali this year. Sample these:
— Deepa Malik (@DeepaAthlete) October 19, 2017
— Saiyami Kher (@SaiyamiKher) October 19, 2017
Happy Diwali world! Be safe, be pollution free, and had a great year! Love and luck 😁
— Vir Das (@thevirdas) October 19, 2017
Happy Diwali to one and all. May u all have a brilliant beautiful and peaceful day and year ahead! Let’s make it silent as well ;)
Hoping that the dazzling lights of Diwali bring you peace, prosperity and good health. Have an eco- friendly and noise free Diwali guyz !!
— airtel India (@airtelindia) October 19, 2017
Wishing you all and your loved ones an enlightened and peaceful Diwali.
Let’s make it #crackerfreediwali
— Major D. P. Singh (@MajDPSingh) October 19, 2017
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) October 17, 2017
— CP Pune City (@CPPuneCity) October 18, 2017
Wishing you all a cracker free, noise free Diwali 🤗🤗
Hope you light your lives with diyas of enlightenment and love #HappyDiwali
— Maanvi Gagroo (@maanvigagroo) October 19, 2017
— Dwimita_wid_u_VC❤ (@dwimi_aimhigh) October 19, 2017
— GauravKrishnaGoswami (@gauravkrishnag) October 19, 2017
Warm Diwali wish for you and your family. May this day fill your life with happiness and bring you joy and prosperity.#crackerfreediwali
— Harrdy Sandhu (@HARRDYSANDHU) October 19, 2017
— Naam mein kya rakha? (@ocd_king) October 19, 2017
— RUKMINI RAKSHIT (@RukminiRakshit) October 19, 2017
— Ranjeet Kumar Dass (@RanjeetkrDass) October 19, 2017
Say no to crackers…🙅🏻🙉
Wishing you all a very happy, safe, bright, pollution-free and dramatic Diwali!!! pic.twitter.com/useJEzoGFe
— Vaidehi (@vaidehiofficial) October 19, 2017
— LisaDiy Queen (@LisaDIYQueen) October 19, 2017
Please don’t polute the atmosphere.. Have a safe and Silent fest.
— raaj kiran (@raajkiranvepada) October 19, 2017
— Khushi (@praitee) October 19, 2017
— Maha Dev Makwano (@m_makwano) October 19, 2017
Are you celebrating a pollution free Diwali? Let us know in comments below.