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India gears up to celebrate the festival of colours

AP

Published : Feb 26, 2018, 1:28 pm IST
Updated : Apr 11, 2018, 11:18 am IST
The festival of colours is celebrated all across India with much pomp and splendour. People across India are making last minute purchases to make the festival of colours a memorable one, while others are already in festive mood. (Photos: AP/ PTI)
The festival of colours is celebrated all across India with much pomp and splendour. People across India are making last minute purchases to make the festival of colours a memorable one, while others are already in festive mood. (Photos: AP/ PTI)
People celebrating Holi in the village of Nandgaon, near Mathura.
People celebrating Holi in the village of Nandgaon, near Mathura.
Women celebrate Lathmar Holi at Nandgaon village, near Mathura, in Uttar Pradesh.
Women celebrate Lathmar Holi at Nandgaon village, near Mathura, in Uttar Pradesh.
Children take part in an awareness campaign rally 'Save dogs from Colour' ahead of Holi festival in Kolkata on Sunday.
Children take part in an awareness campaign rally 'Save dogs from Colour' ahead of Holi festival in Kolkata on Sunday.
Devotees celebrate ahead of Holi festival in Raman Reti near Mathura.
Devotees celebrate ahead of Holi festival in Raman Reti near Mathura.
Youngsters celebrating the festival of colours.
Youngsters celebrating the festival of colours.
Workers dry up coloured powders known as 'Gulal' ahead of the Holi festival, on the outskirts of Nagpur, Maharashtra.
Workers dry up coloured powders known as 'Gulal' ahead of the Holi festival, on the outskirts of Nagpur, Maharashtra.
Bollywood actress and BJP MP Hema Malini performs during 'Braj Holi Raso Utsav' in Mathura.
Bollywood actress and BJP MP Hema Malini performs during 'Braj Holi Raso Utsav' in Mathura.

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