Holi is synonymous to fun, joy and colours, but at times it also causes a lot of problems for some people. These days, Holi gets a little bit rough as the participants gets carried away resulting in the festival losing its real essence. Every year, various cases of mishaps are reported, as people throw caution to the wind & become reckless on the road amidst festive celebration.
In such times, it becomes quintessential for us not only to ensure the safety of our loves ones but also ensure the festival is celebrated in its true light and small precautions can guarantee just that
- Lessons begin at home so discouraging your children to play Holi with eggs, mud or balloons sets the stepping stone for tomorrow where these harmful practises are completely done away with. What’s more, If you do not want your children and family to participate in the revelry, have a nice and quiet holiday at home.
- One should not forcefully play Holi with others and should not throw colours on someone who resists.
- Use eco friendly colors to avoid skin reaction while playing holi.
- If you fancy a glass of 'Bhang' (grass of the opium plant mashed and mixed with milk or sweets), go ahead but there should be a limit to it.
- Play Holi only with a group of close friends and relatives and not with unknown people.
- Keep a big bucket of water handy for your children, so that they do not resort to unclean sources.
- Roll your windows up while driving your car to avoid any accident leading to casualty.
- Stay at one venue throughout Holi morning to avoid any unwanted scene or happening.
- Always take some time off to know the cultural significance of Holi.
- Keep all the emergency numbers like hospital, doctor, ambulance, police handy in case any assistance is required.
Remember, the tradition of Holi brings with it a festival of colour, triumph of good over Evil a harbinger of the spring season, and not a venue for mischief.