The Supreme Court on Monday reinstated a ban on the sale of firecrackers during Diwali celebrations in Delhi and the National Capital Region till November 1. The bench said it wants to assess the difference in air quality in the highly polluted region.
Soon after the verdict was pronounced, Twitter erupted with reactions. Some users welcomed the decision and called for a green and safe Diwali. Some also said that the ban should be extended to the entire nation. However, several others argued that the decision was a great example of judicial overreach.
Here are some reactions: