Holi is a festival. Holi is being celebrated all over the country amid fears of Kovid-19. Many states have been requested to play Holi inside the house. Even if you are unable to play Holi by going out, you can bring back memories of old Holi. People are sharing pictures of old Holi on social media. There is also a picture of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Narendra Modi (Modi was not PM then). In this picture Modi with Vajpayee is seen trembling at the beat of drums. A few more people are also seen together. Every year, a lot of fun was held at Vajpayee’s house on the occasion of Holi. Hordes of leaders of opposition and opposition gathered and Holi was played fiercely. When Vajpayee was the Prime Minister, he used to keep a program of Holi Milan at his residence. The Prime Minister’s residence was then known as 7, Race Course Road.
Vajpayee’s Holi was not seen due to illness in the last decade
Vajpayee, one of the veteran leaders of independent India, passed away on 16 August 2018 after a long illness. He has been rarely seen in public since 2010. His birthday (25 December) was decided by the Modi government as ‘Good Governance Day’. In 2015, the then President Pranab Mukherjee honored him with the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honor.
President, PM congratulated Holi
On the occasion of Holi, many leaders including President Ramnath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi have given best wishes. The President’s official handle tweeted, “Good luck to all the countrymen on the auspicious occasion of Holi. Holi, a festival of colors, is a festival of social harmony and brings joy, excitement and hope in the lives of people. I wish you all the best And this festival of joy should give more strength to the national consciousness rooted in our cultural diversity. ”