Chandigarh, March 29
Holi celebrations remained muted throughout Punjab and Haryana on Monday as individuals stayed indoors with the authorities prohibiting gatherings at public locations as a result of coronavirus scare.
In Chandigarh too, individuals celebrated the pageant at dwelling because the administration prohibited the celebrations at public parks, Sukhna Lake and the Sector 17 Plaza. Clubs and motels have been additionally barred from holding any gathering.
The restrictions had been imposed in the wake of a current surge in the virus instances in the area.
Police personnel in enough power have been deployed and barricades have been arrange at a number of locations to stop hooliganism, verify drunken driving and guarantee COVID-appropriate behaviour, stated officers.
A police official in Punjab’s Mohali stated they impounded autos of those that indulged in hooliganism.
Police personnel even carried out patrolling to verify gatherings at public locations, the officers additional stated.
However, numerous individuals paid obeisance at Gurdwara Kesgarh Sahib in Anandpur Sahib on the event of Holla Mohalla, a spiritual honest.
“Nihangs”, conventional Sikh warriors, displayed the “gatka”, a conventional martial artwork kind.
Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh greeted individuals on the event of Holi.
“Wishing you all a really secure and #Completely satisfiedHoli. I pray and want the pageant of colors heralds a yr of pleasure and happiness for everybody, particularly our farmers. Request everybody to look at all #Covid19 security precautions in your Holi celebrations,” stated Amarinder in a tweet.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar additionally prolonged greetings to the individuals of his state on this event.
May the pageant of Holi convey immense happiness, prosperity and new enthusiasm in individuals’s lives, he tweeted. PTI