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A feast of spectacular colour as Hindus celebrate Holi

Millions in the Indian subcontinent celebrate the Hindu festival with fervour.

Holi, the festival of colours, marks the beginning of spring in India.

One of the biggest Hindu festivals, Holi holds a mythological importance - that of the triumph of good over evil. It is also associated with the eternal love of Lord Krishna and his consort Radha.

The festival of Holi brings together people of all classes and ages, who sing and dance, hand out sweets and splash colours over friends and loved ones.

Holi, the festival of colours
Agartala, India
Rabindra Bharati University
Mathura and Vrindavan
in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Uttar Pradesh, India
Devotees in Ahmedabad
 Lahore, Pakistan
The women of Barsana
The festival of Holi

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