The Supreme Court has given an important system during the struggle to save lives in the Delhi Corona epidemic. Refusing to interfere with the Calcutta High Court's ruling prohibiting the sale and burning of firecrackers during Kali Puja in Bengal, the apex court said that festivals are important, but the safety of life is more important.
A vacation bench of justices DY Chandrachud and Justice Indira Banerjee said, though festivals are important, 'life itself is in crisis at the moment' amid the global epidemic. The High Court is better aware of the local situation and should be allowed to do its work.
The Supreme Court, while hearing a petition filed on behalf of Gautam Rai and the Boorabazar Cracker Dealers Association, challenged the Calcutta High Court's order last week through a comment. THI, which prohibits the sale and burning of firecrackers during Kali Puja and Chhath Puja to prevent pollution. The festival of worship is on Saturday.
The bench said, 'We are all struggling for life in this situation and we are all elderly in our homes. We are in a situation where protecting life is more important. The court knows what is important at the ground level. The bench further said that the decision of the High Court is in the interest of senior citizens, especially for the elderly who are already suffering from some serious disease