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Today, National Green Tribunal imposed ban on “Manja” i.e. string which made up of glass and metal powder, mainly used to fly kites as it is dangerous for animals, humans as well as for environment. The ban imposed is an interim ban. The ban was imposed by the NGT headed by the Chairperson Swatanter Kumar.
The Ban was sought by Senior advocate Sanjay Hegde and advocate Shadan Farasat, appearing for animal rights body People for Ethical Treatment of Animals, He contended that Makar Sankranti festival was approaching and manja would be used for flying kites. He further contended that it increases the chances of being able to cut as many kites as possible.
The manja is coated with glass, metals and other sharp material, these act as good conductors of electricity, increasing the probability of detached manja strings stuck in power lines, electrocuting kite flyers and passers-by coming into contact with these strings and minors are largely involve in the manufacturing of these products therefore, it causes or encourage child labour. It also cause harmful diseases to them as making of it is detrimental to health.
NGT said order would apply on nylon, Chinese and cotton manja coated with glass and directed Manja Association of India to submit report to Central Pollution Control Board on harmful effects of kite strings.