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PHOTOS: Here is how India celebrated Holi

Holi is a Hindu festival which is not only popular in India but is also popular across the globe. For Indians, this festival is a celebration of happiness, joy, and positivity by playing with colours and feasting on traditional food dishes, sweets, and drinks.

India TV News Desk [ Updated: March 21, 2019 14:24 IST ]
  • Holi is a Hindu festival which is not only popular in India but is also popular across the globe. 
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    Holi is a Hindu festival which is not only popular in India but is also popular across the globe. 

  • A man has colored powder on his face during celebrations marking Holi, the festival of colors, in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesg. Holi also marks the advent of spring season
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    A man has colored powder on his face during celebrations marking Holi, the festival of colors, in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesg. Holi also marks the advent of spring season

  • Women play with colored powder during celebrations marking Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. 
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    Women play with colored powder during celebrations marking Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. 

  • A boy stands with a spray gun in a shop, a day ahead of Holi, the festival of colors, in Guwahati, Assam.  Spray guns are filled with colored water to squirt on fellow revelers during Holi, a festival that also marks the advent of Spring season.  
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    A boy stands with a spray gun in a shop, a day ahead of Holi, the festival of colors, in Guwahati, Assam.  Spray guns are filled with colored water to squirt on fellow revelers during Holi, a festival that also marks the advent of Spring season.

     

  • A street vendor sells colored powder on Holi in Guwahati, Assam. 
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    A street vendor sells colored powder on Holi in Guwahati, Assam. 

  • A man has colored powder on his face during celebrations marking Holi, the festival of colors, in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. 
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    A man has colored powder on his face during celebrations marking Holi, the festival of colors, in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. 

  • Devotees cheer as colored powder and water is sprayed on them  during celebrations marking Holi at the Swaminarayan temple in Ahmadabad, Gujarat.  
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    Devotees cheer as colored powder and water is sprayed on them  during celebrations marking Holi at the Swaminarayan temple in Ahmadabad, Gujarat.

     

  • Effigy of Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar burnt as part of Holika Dahan in Mumbai. Holika Dahan is a festival celebrated just before Holi by burning an effigy of Holika, the devil.  
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    Effigy of Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar burnt as part of Holika Dahan in Mumbai. Holika Dahan is a festival celebrated just before Holi by burning an effigy of Holika, the devil.

     

  • A man has colored powder smeared on his face during celebrations marking Holi, the festival of colors, in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. 
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    A man has colored powder smeared on his face during celebrations marking Holi, the festival of colors, in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. 

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