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Holi is the festival of colours, sweets, fraternity and happiness in India. People celebrate it rising above all barriers of caste, creed and other differences.

All the faces are brightly colored on this day and Holi songs and Abir-Gulal (dry colors) create a strange atmosphere.

This day, people prepare, distribute and relish the tastes of various sweets like Gujhia, Malpuas, Khurma etc.

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Colors are symbolic carriers of happiness and joys and take away anxiety, tension and worries from our lives.

When joy knows no bounds, colors cloud the sky and the spring season is at its best, that means Holi is in the air.

Holi songs aided with the exciting music of Dhol, Tabla and Harmonium are accompanied with mad dancing. 

Free of any discrimination, Holi is a festival of emotions that drenches the body as well as the heart in purity.

Mythology: Holika sat with Prahlad in fire wearing a magic attire that would protect her. But Prahlad, Lord Vishnu's devotee, came out safely. Holika died. Since then, Holika Dahan is observed.

It is also believed that Lord Shiva accepted to marry Goddess Parvati at the request of Devas on the day of Falgun-Poornima. Then on, Holi is observed on this day.

Holi is also observed to signify Radha and Krishna’s timeless tale of love. ‘ Phoolon ki Holi’ (Holi with flowers) and Lathmar Holi’ ( Holi with fighting-sticks) of Barsane and Nandgaon are famous.

Holi is a sacred festival of fraternity and friendship. It is said, even enemies become friends on the day of Holi. Broken relationships are reunited.

Holi is a sacred festival that binds together families, friends, relatives and the entire society. Please be careful and maintain decorum while playing Holi.

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