Merry making means grief and grief means merry making.
Restriction : It symbolises firmess and steadfastness. And restrictions are of various types.
Restriction in the Majid: Restriction in the majid or in the act of salaah or in the path of Allah means the persons will be firm in matters of Deen and he will abstain from committing sins.
Restriction in a City, House or Village : He will marry Soon.