The question of striking a balance between Right to life which includes a right to clean air, and the right to carry on a trade or profession was highlighted before the Supreme Court today in the matter relating to the ban on firecrackers.
The Bench of Justices AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan was hearing the petition seeking a ban on firecrackers when the question about conflicting rights of the citizens to clean air and the right of the firecracker manufacturers to carry on their trade . . .
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