Behavioural Science Behind: Why Supreme Court orders were defied on Diwali

Supreme Court is a highly respected and legitimate authority in India, despite being its order of regulating timings (between 2000 to 2200 hours) of burning fire-crackers on Diwali, the fire-show went on way beyond. Crackers were burned by the people of Delhi even knowing the ongoing hazard of air pollution in the capital city. 

Why it had happened, how it could have been handled, what are the possibilities of the future? Behavioural sciences have some answers….

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