Mumbai, March 20 : Holika is burnt on the streets and open space to signify the victory of good over evil.
So this year some residents in Mumbai’s worli area has burnt the effigies of Masood Azhar, the chief of JeM and the mind behind Pulwama terror attack in Kashmir in which 40 CRPF jawans were martyred.
Even effigies of mobile game PUBG was also burnt to create awareness about the negative impact on the users. Amar and Ashish Vitthal, twin brothers from Sion Koliwada, have built an effigy of the mobile game which they burnt on the occasion of ‘Holika Dahan’.
Ashish said: “It (PUBG) must be banned. Parents tell us children play PUBG all day. They appreciate us for the concept.”
“People are turning violent by playing PUBG, children are not focussing on studies. So we came up with this concept and large number of people who were present on the occasion of burning appreciated our idea. Earlier we had created awareness about noise pollution, demonetisation etc, Amar added.UNI