Harmful effects of firecrackers

Firecrackers and Diwali has the close relation.

As diwali is festival of lights, people consider it as festival of Firecrackers. Firecrackers come in different varieties from the delightfully visual ones to the ear deafening noisy ones.

Our tradition use firecrackers in diwali cause of reasons, possible reason and a more scientific one for lighting firecrackers is that the fumes produced by them kill insects and mosquitoes found after the rains.

But now people use firecrackers in an amount that it harming the mankind, environment, increasing the pollution.

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Harmful effects of firecrackers

1) Health hazards: Burns, deafness, Nausea and mental impairment. Many people die in explosions in factories manufacturing fire-crackers.

Firecrackers can cause hearing loss, high blood pressure, sleeping disturbances and sudden exposure to loud noise can cause temporary or permanent deafness or even result in heart attack.

2) Sometimes, rocket-crackers set fire to huts, heap of dry grass etc. this happen mostly to country side

3) Noise pollution: firecrackers make noise more than the allowed decibel limit for human being.

4) Smog caused by firecrackers may be harmful to inhale can cause difficulty for rivers because of reduced visibility.

5) It increases the Pollution in environment.


The Supreme Court of India observing that “the right to peaceful sleep is a fundamental right of the citizens”, has banned firecrackers between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. during the Dashra and Diwali festivals.

The Central Pollution Control Board of India has banned firecrackers with a decibel level of more than 125 at a distance of 4 meters from the bursting point.

Precautions need to be taken:

1) Try to avoid use of firecrackers.

2) Use firecrackers that are less bursting and less noisy.

3) Do not explode a firecracker in your hand.

4) Educate children before Diwali and discourage them from bursting firecrackers.

Enjoy the Deepawali with care. Take care of you and your family.





  1. vaidehi pandya
    September 4, 2010 at 2:06 pm


  2. November 12, 2010 at 6:40 am

    Plz dont burn crackers.

  3. helan munna
    June 24, 2011 at 3:06 pm

    burn crackers & avoid industries they are the real ones

    • October 25, 2016 at 3:49 pm

      absolutely. i had written one of the true facts behind the slogan “Harmful Effects of Firecrackers”. did they aware about poollution behind the usage of AC, Car, Industries, even usage of papers.lol

      all are here to teach to stop usage of firecrackers. they should aware about the other issues which is harming ourself more compared to firecrackers.


      Kind Regards

  4. July 31, 2011 at 1:19 pm

    true… not sure who said this, but it still rings true: Money is truthful. If a man speaks of his honor, make him pay cash.

  5. adi
    November 6, 2011 at 10:50 am

    do not burst crackers
    crackers are made by the poor children which encourages child labor

  6. annway chakraborty
    May 7, 2012 at 2:28 pm

    rightly said

  7. bhavika
    July 13, 2012 at 9:55 am

    every one should avoid crackers so to protect oneself, others and enviornment

  8. Trishula Mitra [trish]
    September 27, 2012 at 1:08 pm

    I know now its became a major problem , so plz avoid ”Fire Crackers”

  9. vishali
    November 5, 2012 at 3:05 pm

    supper ! but i need more information

  10. MaThs
    November 8, 2012 at 5:27 pm

    Surely,firecrackers aren’t good in anyway.But about the fact that I have learned,I think that KIDS of all ages are involved in the manufacturing of firecrackers in factories which is termed as ‘CHILD LABOUR’ which is illegal as we all know.
    So this Diwali lets reduce the use of firecrackers to pay a tribute to all those little kids who are and right now making those hazardous crackers and don’t that they are playing with their own lives.This in turn is one of the effects of being illiterate.

  11. shailina jain
    November 11, 2012 at 9:03 am

    plzzzzz dont burn crackerss it causes a lot of pollution

  12. MEDU
    November 14, 2012 at 6:16 am

    plz plz plz dont burn crackers!!………….the effect of crackers is never seen while ur burning it but after everything is done…..like people said above, children are used fr manifacturing crackers!!……so i think v shud enjoy diwali in a more “peacefull” and less polluting way
    HAPPY DIWALI!!!!!!!!!

  13. Pragya
    November 16, 2012 at 4:38 am

    well it is nt possible that all stop burning crackers.!!! we should burn crackers but in limited no…nd ya also in some special occassion!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

  14. Dr.Devinder pal singh sehgal..............Limca record holder in Kites
    October 18, 2013 at 11:50 am

    Fire crackers must be banned for the whole year as there are countless harms by crackers..
    only few harmful effects are :
    1 Loss of life
    2. Loss of property
    3 Environment pollution
    4. Loss of eye sight especially by busting of Anars/high intensity crackers
    5 Noise pollution
    6 Disturbance to animals /birds during night time
    7. Disturbance to persons having serious breathing problem
    8 Loss of hard earned money
    9 serious burns by busting of crackers
    ……So it is advisable to celebrate Diwali by not busting crackers for happy , healthy and Cheerful long life.
    Happy Diwali

  15. Rishav Raj
    October 27, 2013 at 10:09 am

    yes we have to ban it

    • Dr.Devinder Pal singh sehgal
      October 4, 2015 at 6:33 am

      busting of Fire crackers are really very harmful with the following respects;
      1. It causes loss of life
      2 Producing lot of harmful and poisonous gasses
      3 Polluting environment beyond expectation
      4. Loss of property
      5 Eye injury leads to blindness
      6 Noise pollution
      7 frighting of animals and birds
      8 Suffocation
      9 Antisocial elements make use of this opportunity and can deploy an IED
      10 leads to Global warming
      Many more


  16. December 16, 2013 at 1:20 pm

    plzzzzz burn crackers

  17. ashish jagnani
    January 21, 2014 at 1:14 pm

    ban crackers

  18. May 1, 2014 at 6:40 pm

    A motivating discussion is definitely worth comment.

    There’s no doubt that that you need to write more about this issue, it might not be a taboo subject but usually folks don’t discuss these topics.
    To the next! Many thanks!!

  19. July 7, 2014 at 8:19 am

    Its not my first time to pay a quick visit this site, i am visiting
    this website dailly and get nice facts from here daily.

  20. ayush jain
    October 22, 2014 at 5:06 am

    Enjoy the diwali with great care

  21. October 3, 2015 at 12:35 pm

    It is to be bened for whole year on fire cracker because it produced lots of harmful effect on human and global warming due to increases density of air pollution

  22. Terminator
    November 13, 2015 at 11:49 am

    No point guiding them not to burn crackers we must ban on sale and manufacturing of crackers

    • Devinderpal Sehgal
      November 13, 2015 at 12:05 pm

      We must put complete ban on production and use of fire crackers. Dr.Devinder pal Singh Sehgal. India

    • Devinderpal Sehgal
      November 30, 2015 at 12:37 pm

      From Dr.Devinder pal singh sehgal Limca record holder in Kites

    • Devinderpal Sehgal
      December 1, 2015 at 12:19 pm

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      Dr.Devinder pal singh sehgal Chandigarh

      On Fri, Nov 13, 2015 at 5:35 PM, Devinderpal Sehgal wrote:

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  23. October 15, 2016 at 5:36 am

    Nice information. It helped me. In my holiday homework. Thanks.

  24. Shine mahajan
    October 26, 2016 at 11:12 am

    If burning crackers make you happy follow me
    Plant a tree and take a good care of it
    It will surely make you more happy

    • Dr.Devinder pal singh
      October 21, 2017 at 8:27 am

      After every Diwali festival front pages of news papers details the after effects of busting of fire crackers. It is pitiable that citizens of this country do not realize fully for saying
      no to crackers.We must stop production of fire crackers in India then and only then pollution problem can be solved.

  25. Dr.Devinder pal singh
    October 26, 2016 at 6:09 pm

    I wish all a very Happy Diwali but strongly condemn busting of crackers. By burning crackers we are polluting our environment much more than required.
    Large number of harmful gasses are produced by busting fire crackers .
    Loss of life, large number of injuries and loss of property are very commen due to fire crackers.

  26. priyanka mrinal
    October 21, 2017 at 8:08 am

    Chutiaap …. there is no as such air polluting agent’s inside the crackers… they are just explosive..

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