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Short answer type question Dandiya raas is not allowed after 10.00 pm. Why? - Biology

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Dandiya raas is not allowed after 10.00 pm. Why?

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i. During dandiya raas, the use of amplifiers or loudspeakers create lots of noise.

ii. Noise pollution may have many ill effects on human health:

a. Noise causes psychological and physiological changes in human beings.

b. Exposure to extremely high sound level (150 decibels or more) like that generated during a jet plane or rocket take off, may damage eardrums and cause permanent hearing loss.

c. Noise also can cause sleeplessness, increased heartbeat, altered breathing pattern, and psychological stress.

d. Noise may negatively interfere with a child’s learning and behaviour pattern.

iii. There is a need for creating awareness about noise pollution caused during festivals and processions in our society. Thus the Govt. of India has rules and regulations against firecrackers and loudspeakers.

iv. The Supreme court of India banned loudspeakers at public gatherings after 10:00 pm.

v. Also, playing loudspeakers or having public gatherings like dandiya raas after 10 p.m. violates the supreme court orders. Hence, dandiya raas is not allowed after 10.00 pm.

Concept: Noise Pollution
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Balbharati Biology 12th Standard HSC for Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 15 Biodiversity, Conservation and Environmental Issues
Exercises | Q 3.1 | Page 342
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