No, Govt or WHO did not issue an advisory on purchase of Holi products from China

An image is doing rounds on various WhatsApp groups and even Facebook which says the following,

भारत के त्यौहारों में बड़ा त्यौहार होली जो की कुछ दिनों में आने वाली है हमारे देश भारत में जितनो भी रंग गुलाल एवं मास्क वीक और भी बहुत सारी सामाना चीन से आती है | आप जिसे सस्ता और आकर्सित सोच कर खरीदते है उसमे पॉलीमर की कोसी का उपयोग होता है आप को जानकारी दे की इसमे कोसी चीन के शहर Hunei से बना कर आती है जहाँ कोरोना वायरस का कहर शुरू हुआ | आप सभी से अपील है की चीन से आने वाली सामान का प्रयोग ना करें

The message can be translated as,
“In the biggest festival in India, Holi, which is just round the corner uses the colours, masks and other products that are manufactured and brought from China. The things considered to be attractive by you, consist of ‘Polymer’. These are manufactured in Hunei in China, which is affected with Coronavirus. It is advised to not use the products from China.

  The first thing anyone would notice in the viral message is the grammatical errors. If the image is observed carefully, one would notice that whoever made the graphic, just used, ‘World Health Organisation’ to peddle the false news, with an Indian Emblem below it. That is not the format of how an advisory is issued.

Meanwhile, no such advisory was found on any of the government portals and also on the news agencies. Here’s the graphic that went viral which was also verified by various other fact-checkers.

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