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Pichkari, Gulal and Bollywood songs: Watch people celebrate Holi across India

News Agencies | Updated on: 8 March 2023, 16:00 IST
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People across the country celebrated the festival of colours, Holi, with lots of enthusiasm and zeal. Children were seen sprinkling coloured water with Pichkari (water gun) at their friends, while their parents celebrated Holi by applying Gulal to each other.

The streets were drenched in multiple colours today as people enjoyed the festival of colours with full enthusiasm and without the COVID restrictions like in previous years.

During the Holi celebrations in Delhi, foreigners were seen joining in with locals as they applied Gulal at each other and danced to Bollywood songs.

In Kolkata, people flocked to the prominent Shree Siddhivinayak Devasthanam temple and played Holi with each other. They were seen dancing on religious songs.

The festival was also celebrated by politicians, including Bihar's Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Minister, Tej Pratap Yadav, who celebrated Holi at his residence in Patna.

Tej Pratap Yadav was seen celebrating the traditional Lathmaar Holi.

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel participated in Holi celebrations at his official residence in Bhilai.

Jawans of BSF 176 battalion celebrated the festival of colours at Fulbari on the India-Bangladesh border.

Away from their homes and families, CRPF personnel celebrated Holi with each other in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama.

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan sang 'phaag' and celebrated the festival at his residence in Bhopal.

Holi is a Hindu festival which is considered as the victory of good over evil.

First published: 8 March 2023, 16:00 IST