Dimapur, December 3: The NSCN (IM) has banned the sale of all types of firecrackers in and around Dimapur with immediate effect during the festive season.
In a press release, the MIP GPRN said the ban is imposed after taking serious note of the nuisance firecrackers creates and the harmful effects of firecrackers, especially for heart patients.
“Besides, it is never a part of our culture,” it said while warning of strict action against those found selling or transporting firecrackers.
Ban on Sunday shop closure lifted
Meanwhile in view of the festive season, the NSCN (IM) has temporarily lifted the ban on opening of shops on Sunday on the request of the public for shopping convenience.
(Page News Service)