Ninety-four face masks were also distributed in the city, the police said. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • People were also penalised for violating social distancing norms
  • A total of 5,73,457 challans have been issued since June 15, 2020
  • Delhi recorded 1,904 COVID-19 cases on Monday

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Holi in 2021 was partially restricted in several states due to chances of further spreading of the coronavirus. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Actor Preity Zinta decided to play Holi rather than posting throwback pictures
  • Several other actors such as Amitabh Bachchan and Pankaj Tripathi virtually celebrated Holi
  • Hrithik Roshan chose a different route, celebrating the 'triumph of good over evil' in his social media post

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The eyes are particularly at risk during the festival as powdered colours, coloured water or other chemicals can very easily enter them. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • Substitute harmful chemical-based colours with organic ones
  • Wear glasses or other protective eyewear
  • Do not wear contact lenses

.London, UK
Priyanka Chopra is wearing a white shirt along with a grey jacket and sweatpants in the picture. (Photo credit: Instagram/@PriyankaChopra)

  • Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have been living together in London for the last few weeks
  • They even announced the Oscar nominees together earlier this month
  • The actor urged everyone to celebrate Holi, but in their homes

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Both of his show received immense love when re-aired during the Nationwide lockdown in India in 2020. (Photo credit: Instagram/Swwapnil Joshi)

  • The actor played Young Krishna in the mythological show of the 90s
  • He also played young Kusha in another mythological series ‘Uttar Ramayana’
  • Both the shows were re-televised during the nationwide lockdown in India

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The chemicals present in colours tend to damage hair. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The chemicals in the colours can make your hair drier
  • The first step for your hair care for pre-Holi is chopping off your split ends
  • The best way to prevent hair damage is to oil your hair before going out to play Holi

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Women smear colours at each other during Holi celebrations in Nadia district. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Cover your skin as much as possible
  • Apply coconut oil to your skin before playing Holi
  • Use homemade face masks to hydrate your skin after the celebration

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The festival is largely celebrated in two parts, Chhoti Holi and Rangwali Holi. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind were among several ministers wishing citizens on the occasion of Holi
  • Holi, this year, is being celebrated on March 29
  • COVID-19 restrictions have been imposed on the festivities in many places across India this year

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The festival of Holi, usually celebrated in March, welcomes spring after the roughest patch of winter. (Photo credit: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • Holi 2021 will be celebrated on March 29
  • With cases of COVID-19 surging in recent days, playing Holi in small groups, rather than public celebrations, would be more advisable
  • There are several Holi songs that can set the tune right for a Holi party without requiring one to venture out

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
People enjoy playing Holi with water balloons, colours and delicious food. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • Holi is celebrated in the Phalguna month as per the Hindu calendar
  • Holika Dahan is celebrated one day prior to Holi
  • Holi signifies the triumph of good over evil