Aizawl the 22nd October, 2021 : Whereas it is evident that use of firecrackers, fireworks and toy guns having pellets are detrimental to the health and safety of humans. Use of firecrackers and fireworks causes air and noise pollution. Smokes and fumes produced  by use of fire crackers and fireworks is known to cause harmful effects on human respiratory system and could cause public health concerns aggravating Covid -19 pandemic crisis. Therefore, it has become necessary to take precautionary steps to mitigate the potential detriments that can be caused by use of fireworks related products and use of toy guns having pellets, for the safety and well being of all citizens of Mamit District.

Now,Therefore, Dr. Lalrozama, IAS, District Magistrate, Mamit District, hereby under Section 144 Cr. PC 1973 (Act No.2 of 1974) issued the following prohibitory order to be followed during the festive season of Christmas,2021 and New Year, 2022 within Mamit District -

1. Sale, purchase, possession and use of firecrackers, fireworks including sky lanterns that can cause air and noise pollution.

2. Sale, purchase, possession and use of toy guns with pellets.

 This Order shall be applicable to Security Forces, Paramilitary Forces and to the General Public.
Any person contravening this order shall be punishable under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code.

This Order shall come into force for a period of 2(two) months from the date of promulgation, unless withdrawn earlier.