Government prohibits bursting of crackers within 500 metres of Guwahati refinery


News Desk
Guwahati: 21 October 2019

The use of fireworks and bursting of crackers within 500 metres radius from Guwahati Refinery, Noonmati and the Oil pipelines passing through Central Police District has been prohibited with immediate effect until midnight of October 29, 2019.

It is declared in an order issued by Ripul Das, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Central Police District, Guwahati on October 19.

This order has been issued as the bursting of crackers and fireworks may cause inflammation/fire etc., as huge quantities of highly volatile and inflammable petroleum products are stored in the aforementioned areas.

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