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Holi: Celebrating spring in myriad colours

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Published : Mar 2, 2018, 1:32 pm IST
Updated : Apr 18, 2018, 10:03 am IST
Celebrated across India, the Hindu festival of colors not only marks the advent of spring but is also associated with the immortal love of Hindu God Krishna and Radha. (Photos: AP)
Celebrated across India, the Hindu festival of colors not only marks the advent of spring but is also associated with the immortal love of Hindu God Krishna and Radha. (Photos: AP)
Students from the Kamla Mehta Blind School celebrate holi in Mumbai.
Students from the Kamla Mehta Blind School celebrate holi in Mumbai.
A man reacts after he is smeared with 'gulal' during Holi celebration in Ahmedabad.
A man reacts after he is smeared with 'gulal' during Holi celebration in Ahmedabad.
Students of Visva-Bharati university apply 'gulal'during ‘Basanta Utsav’ celebration at Santiniketan in Birbhum district of West Bengal.
Students of Visva-Bharati university apply 'gulal'during ‘Basanta Utsav’ celebration at Santiniketan in Birbhum district of West Bengal.
People gather to celebrate Holi festival in Mandi .
People gather to celebrate Holi festival in Mandi .
Locals play with masks and colored powder during Holi festival celebrations in Jammu.
Locals play with masks and colored powder during Holi festival celebrations in Jammu.
Indians play with colors during Holi celebrations in Hyderabad.
Indians play with colors during Holi celebrations in Hyderabad.
Holi celebration is an excuse for Indians to shed inhibitions for a day of spring fever and big fun.
Holi celebration is an excuse for Indians to shed inhibitions for a day of spring fever and big fun.
People of Barsana and Nandgaon at the main temple of Nandgaon near Mathura .
 People of Barsana and Nandgaon at the main temple of Nandgaon near Mathura .
People participate in 'Holika Dahan', on the eve of Holi festival in Patna
People participate in 'Holika Dahan', on the eve of Holi festival in Patna

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