With the increase in the number of positive Coronavirus cases, every possible thing in the nation was seen affected right from stocks to the local transportation. The intensifying spread of the novel virus seems to hit the festive vibes in various parts of the country with Holi, the festival of colours right around.
While Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself restrained from all the Holi gatherings, many of the political leaders and celebrities followed his path calling off the Holi parties. Heeding to the suggestion of the health experts to reduce mass events to check the coronavirus spread, hundreds of Holi parties were being cancels which came to a hard hit to the businesses around the festival.
The crowed shopping destinations turned deserted with the decline in sales like never before. Speaking over the same, the wholesale retailers expressed that the government’s orders and messages forwarded on social media has come as hard hit to the sales. With rumours that the colours and products are imported from China was speculated to be the main reason behind the plummet in sales.