Kiren Rijiju extends Holi's greetings, celebrates in a 'controlled' way amid concerns for the coronavirus

NEW DELHI: Minister of Sports of the Union Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday he extended his greetings to the nation on the occasion of Holi and celebrated the festival in a very controlled way, amid growing concerns about coronavirus .

Happy Holi to all the dear countrymen. May this festival of colors brings endless happiness, prosperity and happiness in your life, Rijiju tweeted in Hindi.

In another tweet, Rijiju posted a video where he can be seen celebrating the festival with the minister of minority affairs of the Union. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi .

Rijiju captioned the video as: Very private and controlled happy Holi celebration with my senior Minister colleague @naqvimukhtar ji.

Early in the day, prime minister Narendra Modi He took his Twitter account to wish the countrymen.

Many congratulations to all of you on Holi, a festival of color and joy. May this festival bring happiness in the lives of all the countrymen, Prime Minister Modi tweeted in Hindi.

Last week, Prime Minister had announced, after recommendations from experts that he would not participate in any Holi events amidst coronavirus crisis.