Restrictions on Phagwah celebrations announced due to COVID

The Ministry of Health has announced restrictions for the upcoming Phagwah celebrations, including prohibiting large events and limiting the attendance at mandirs, due to COVID-19.

Phagwah/Holi will be celebrated on Sunday March 28.

In an advisory issued on Friday, the ministry noted that all events at mandirs, including cultural programmes, chowtaal samelan and satsangh/services are allowed at 40% capacity even as it encouraged that they utilise outdoor spaces wherever available.