PM Modi, Amit Shah, JP Nadda not to celebrate Holi


Guwahati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that he won’t celebrate the festival of Holi in view of the coronavirus outbreak. He took his official twitter handle to share this news.

Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP President JP Nadda also vowed to do the same.

Home Minister Amit Shah also took to Twitter and said that he has decided not to participate in any Holi Milan celebration this year and also appealed everyone to avoid public gatherings.

BJP President JP Nadda also said that he will neither celebrate Holi nor organise Holi Milan. Nadda added that countries across the world and the medical fraternity are jointly making efforts to contain its spread of coronavirus. He also took his twitter handle to share the news.


Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said that 28 positive cases of the disease have been identified till date in the country. Out of these 28, three are from Kerala, one each from Delhi and Telangana, six from Agra, an Italian group which had come to India for travelling and their Indian driver which makes it seventeen people.

According to WHO, more than 92,000 cases have been confirmed worldwide and the number of deaths has reached 3,110 globally.