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Postcards from India: Holi celebrations across the country

Holi, the festival of colours, is being celebrated across the country today. Holi marks the onset of spring in India. It also signifies a fresh start and marks the end of past sorrows. We bring to you some lovely photos of the festival of colours. Do take a look.

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New Delhi Updated on: March 21, 2019 19:15 IST
People play with colours on the occasion of Holi festival
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People play with colours on the occasion of Holi festival celebrations

Holi marks the first day of the new year in the Hindu Calendar. Yesterday was the last full moon of the month (also called as phagun Purnima) and as per tradition, Holi is being celebrated a day after the Phagun Purnima. 

Holi is the festival of colours where people forget the past differences and come together for a new beginning. It is celebrated across India and Nepal. Indians across the globe also celebrate it. Mathura, the birth place of Lord Krishna, celebrates Holi in a unique way. Barsana's lathmar Holi attracts people from across the globe. 

We bring to you these lovely photos of Holi from across India and globe. Do take a look. You can also send in your photos of Holi celebrations to India TV. Use hashtag #HoliWithIndiaTV on Twitter and Facebook to send your photos.

India Tv -     Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia celebrates holi at his residence, in New Delhi

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Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia celebrates holi at his residence, in New Delhi

India Tv - Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath addresses the gathering during Lord Narasimha Yatra on the occasion of holi festival, in Gorakhpur

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath addresses the gathering during Lord Narasimha Yatra on the occasion of holi festival, in Gorakhpur

India Tv - Foreigners play holi during holi festival celebrations, in Kolkata

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Foreigners play holi during holi festival celebrations, in Kolkata

Take a glimpse of holi celebrations from Guwahati, Hyderabad and Bhopal.

India Tv - Girls dance as they celebrate Holi festival in Guwahati

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Girls dance as they celebrate Holi festival in Guwahati

India Tv - Youngsters participating in rain dance during Holi festival celebrations, at Hyderabad

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Youngsters participating in rain dance during Holi festival celebrations, at Hyderabad

India Tv - Revellers celebrating Holi in Bhopal 

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Revellers celebrating Holi in Bhopal 

Holi celebrations reflect the truecolours of Indian Diversity.

India Tv - Holi celebrations at Jama Masjid, Prayagraj

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Holi celebrations at Jama Masjid, Prayagraj

Sunny Leone celebrates holi with her husband and kids.

Virat Kohli tweeted,"Happy Holi to everyone! Let’s celebrate the vibrant hues, the beautiful relationships and the joyous laughter."

India Tv - Holi celebrations at the Swaminarayan temple in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. 

Holi celebrations at the Swaminarayan temple in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. 

India Tv - Holi celebrations at the Swaminarayan temple in Ahmedabad.

Holi celebrations at the Swaminarayan temple in Ahmedabad.

India Tv - Holi celebrations in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh

Holi celebrations in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh

India Tv - Holi celebrations from Lucknow.

Holi celebrations from Lucknow.

India Tv - People participate in 'Holika Dahan' as part of Holi celebrations.

People participate in 'Holika Dahan' as part of Holi celebrations.

India Tv - People participate in 'Holika Dahan' as part of Holi celebrations.

People participate in 'Holika Dahan' as part of Holi celebrations.

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