REFRAIN FROM USING CRACKERS NEAR BUSY ROADS: POLICE
Police are advising members of the public to refrain from using fireworks near busy roads and be considerate to all road users.
Also the practice of throwing fireworks at, or from moving vehicles is strongly advised against because it is a serious safety concern, says Director Traffic Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Mahesh Mishra.
“Diwali is celebrated by everyone and it becomes a multiracial celebrations and one thing that everybody must take note that safety of every person is important,” SSP Mishra said. “As far as the road is concerned and we are advising all the motorists and pedestrians to take heed of all measures. “They must ensure that they should not use or light fire crackers while they are travelling or walking on the road because the road is meant for travelling.” SSP Mishra said they were already anticipating lot of movement of vehicles and people.