Police advisory for Diwali celebrations

Port Blair
3 Nov 2018

Diwali festival will be celebrated on 6 - 7 November  in A&N Islands. In view of the Judgment dated 23.10.2018 of the Supreme Court of India, general public is hereby informed that firecrackers shall be used only between 8.00 pm. and 10.00 pm. General public is also advised to earmark common central places in every locality/area where people could gather and burst firecrackers within the prescribed limits of time. It is further informed that loud speaker or public address system may be used by the general public only after obtaining written permission from the competent authority. These directions are meant for the safety and security of the general public while they enjoy the festival in its gaiety, a release from the Sr. Superintendent of Police, South Andaman said.