Surging COVID cases affect Lucknow papad business ahead of Holi

Ahead of the festival of colors, resurging COVID-19 cases have affected the papad business in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow. According to the shopkeepers, the sale of papad has gone down as compared to last year. The country will celebrate Holi on March 29. Amid increasing cases, the UP government has requested people to follow COVID norms. Uttar Pradesh has 2774 active cases till March 21.