A man in Delhi has applied for an anticipatory bail in the High Court after the Supreme Court of India ordered a restrictive ban on the purchase and bursting of crackers. According to reports, Vinod Singh, a resident of Karol Bagh has approached the High Court with an application for an anticipatory bail.
Vinod in his anticipatory bail plea has explained that since the Honourable Supreme Court of India allows bursting firecrackers only between 8 PM to 10 PM, it is still unclear that in cases where someone lights a cracker at 9:59 PM and the cracker takes more than one minute to burst, who shall be held responsible for such breach – the man who lit the cracker or the cracker manufacturer?
The High Court has given a hearing date for 6th of November, a day just before Diwali, to hear Vinod’s bail plea. Cracker and bombs expert, Rifat has told The Fauxy that the High Court is likely to give a decision against Vinod and his anticipatory bail is likely to be rejected.
If the court doesn’t pronounce order in favour of Vinod then the timing for firing crackers may as well further reduce by around 15 mins as most of the crackers are designed in such a way that they take more than a minute to catch ignition and burn out.