21 November 2020
Prashant Waikar, Senior Analyst at RSIS, wrote about how celebrations for Diwali, which is among the most important Hindu festivals in India, have become politically contentious. Mr Waikar elaborated: “The National Green Tribunal (NGT), a body empowered to fast-track cases concerning environmental issues, has announced a mix of bans and restrictions on the use of fireworks in cities deemed to have poor air quality. Fireworks are a staple in Diwali celebrations.”
…Prashant Waikar is a Senior Analyst in the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
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