How People Celebrate Holi across India - Happy Holi 2016

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19 Photos That Show How Different Parts Of India Celebrate Holi:

19 Photos That Show How Different Parts Of India Celebrate Holi

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Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh The land of Big B. 'Rang barse ' blares from speakers on loop all day long

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Anandpur Sahib, Punjab Holi for the holy city of Anandpur Sahib is more than just colours . It's about a show of physical strength through daring acts like mock-battles, sword-fighting displays and exercising on speeding horses. And nobody does it better than the Nihang Sikhs

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Barsana , Uttar Pradesh It doesn't get more exciting for the women of Barsana . Why? Because they get to  beat the shit out of the men

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Bengaluru, Karnataka All work and no play makes Bengaluru a dull place. These IT professionals know how to have some fun.

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu Who said South Indians don't play Holi ?

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Goa Holi (read  Shigmotsav   ) in Goa is marked with colourful p  rocessions , traditional folk dances and modern floats

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Guwahati, Assam Did anyone assume that Holi is not celebrated in the North East? Well, they're so wrong

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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh Holi always begins with a high   (bhang)  almost everywhere in India, but it ends in one, only in Hyderabad. Courtesy, the Hyderabadi dum biryani! Pure heaven!

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Indore, Madhya Pradesh If all the nooks and corner of the country are playing Holi , how can the state that's bang in the centre be left out?

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Jaipur, Rajasthan Probably the only place in India where there's something that's more colourful than the people during Holi . All thanks to the Jaipur Elephant Festival.

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Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir In a war-torn state, it is festivals like Holi that bring some relief and joy to the people.

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Kolkata, West Bengal This City of Joy just needs a reason to erupt in joy. And how!

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Mathura, Uttar Pradesh Mathura offers the best photo ops during Holi . This one is a photographer's delight.

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Nasik, Maharashtra Soaked in euphoria and  gulaal ka paani   , Holi in this city promises to be a colour riot.

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New Delhi, Delhi Delhites don't necessarily need  gulaal   to play Holi . They can make do with anything... eggs, grease, paint, anything that's sticky.

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Shantiniketan , West Bengal Started by Rabindranth Tagore, the celebration at Shantiniketan University, every year, draws hordes of people from across the state to witness the festivities. Song and dance is followed by coloured -powder smearing.

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Siliguri , West Bengal The only other time, apart from Durga Puja, when the city  is immersed in a splash of colour .

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Udaipur, Rajasthan True to its quintessence, Udaipur likes to keep it royal. Where else would you get to celebrate Holi with a royal family?

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Vrindavan , Uttar Pradesh The widows of Vrindavan lose all inhibitions and groove as if no one's watching.

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