Hyderabad Deputy Commissioner of Police has instructed the individuals selling firecrackers on the eve of Diwali, within the GHMC limits should take a temporary license.
Traders who wanted to sell the firecrackers during Diwali will have to apply for a temporary license from the police by submitting the required documents online. As per the officials, the trades has to file the form AE-5 at https://www.tspolice.gov.in or http://eservices.tspolice.gov.in on or before October 30.
After applying the form, the trader should enclose the following documents:
Original License fee receipt for Rs 600 paid in the state bank of Hyderabad, Gunfoundry towards license fee for the erection of fireworks shops under the Head of Account-0055-Police, 800-Other receipts, 81- other items, 001-receipts.
The police clarified that those application forms submitted without enclosing the documents will be rejected. For the accepted ones, the police will issue a temporary license under the Explosives Act, 1884 and Rules, 1983 (as amended – 2008), and if any laws under the act are violated, the trader in question will be penalized.