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DELHI:The political blame game between the Lieutenant Governor and Delhi government finally came to an end and Najeeb Jung today banned the use of Chinese manjha.After the death of two children on Independence Day, Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung today banned the use of metal coated
manjha under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) with immediate effect.Manjha is a strong nylon glass-coated string used in flying kites.Coated with a metallic powder, this Chinese manjha is considered dangerours because when it comes in contact with a electric cables it can electrocute the kite flier, a passerby and even the birds.
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Four people have died and three people have been injured in kite string accidents in Delhi.
A political blame game had ensued between the state government, Aam Aadmi Party and the Lieutenant Governor yesterday over the delay in manjha ban.
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But the LG cleared the file today and the ban will be implemented with effect from today and any person selling, using or possesing a Chinese manjha will be punished under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code.