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#MyRightToBreathe: Festival of Lights or Festival of Smoke?

Diwali should remain just a festival of lights! 

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Diwali is a pure festival which is celebrated with family. However, the way it is celebrated is changing – from mithais (sweets) to crackers.

Dr Sidharth Sahni is disappointed that only a few people realise that bursting crackers is one of the major cause of pollution. The chemicals that are released by these crackers cause breathing difficulties. The festival that was all about lights and happiness has now been towing with people’s health.

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Also read: #MyRightToBreathe: Patakha Smoke is What Makes Us Suffer The Most

(Breathe In, Breathe Out: Are you finding it tough to breathe polluted air? Join hands with FIT in partnership with #MyRightToBreathe to find a solution to pollution. Send in your suggestions to fit@thequint.com or WhatsApp @ +919999008335)

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