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Happy Holi! India celebrates festival of colours in style; see pictures

Holi, also known as the festival of colours, is celebrated across India to mark the end of winter season and beginning of spring

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

A priest of tosses Gulal towards devotees during week-long celebrations in Mathura

A priest of Dwarkadheesh temple tosses Gulal towards devotees during week-long Holi celebrations in Mathura
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A vendor sells different colours of Gulal at a roadside shop in Guwahati

A vendor sells different colours of Gulal at a roadside shop in Guwahati
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Students of play with Gulal at their campus

Students of University of Calcutta play with Gulal at their campus in Kolkata
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A temple priest sprays color water on devotees during celebrations in Ahmedabad

A temple priest sprays color water on devotees at a temple during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad
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Devotees play with gulal on the occasion of festival celebrations at in Jaipur

Devotees play with gulal on the occasion of Holi festival celebrations at Govind Dev Ji temple in Jaipur
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Members of Muslim and Hindu communities celebrate Holi festival in front of in Prayagraj

Members of Muslim and Hindu communities celebrate Holi festival in front of Jama Masjid in Prayagraj
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People smear colours at each other at in Amritsar

People smear colours at each other at Durgiana Temple in Amritsar
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Foreign tourists celebrate Holi festival at in Jodhpur

Foreign tourists celebrate Holi festival at Clock Tower in Jodhpur
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Devotees play with gulal at in Jaipur

Devotees play with gulal at Govind Dev Ji temple in Jaipur
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Children from for the blind play with Gulal in Mumbai

Children from Kamla Mehta School for the blind play with Gulal in Mumbai
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People smear colours at each other during Holi celebrations at in Amritsar

People smear colours at each other during Holi celebrations at Durgiana Temple in Amritsar
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People smear 'Gulal' at each other during Holi celebrations in Lucknow

People smear 'Gulal' at each other during Holi celebrations in Lucknow
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First Published: Wed, March 20 2019. 21:03 IST
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