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She has undergone surgery, still condition of her eye has not improved.
Pavan (22), a resident of Chikagolaratti, was a patient. He had placed a Lakshmi bomb in a paint box to increase the noise level.
Bengaluru experienced a breath of fresh air on Sunday night, first day of Deepavali festival. This is because the rain in the evening prevented people from bursting crackers.
Like every year, this Deepavali too had its fair share of burn injuries.
Surgeries had been performed for three of the seven, the official said adding whether the remaining four required surgeries or not would be decided after conducting tests, including scanning.
On the eve of Deepavali, the city got into a festive mood, but sale of crackers at Island Grounds was only 40 to 50 per cent so far, sellers said.
Due to fewer manufacturing licenses, green cracker production is very minimal, limited to firepots and sparklers. In many shops on Island Grounds, the green crackers were not available at all.
In the case of Sangamitra Express, four touts have taken control of each coach, since there are only two general coaches.
Fire cracker vendors in Chennai say a plethora of reasons hamper sale of green crackers including lack of variety, high prices, less production and rain.
The G.O issued in this regard by the Public Department said the October 28 has been declared holiday following requests from across the State.