Happy Holi 2020: Celebrating the Festival of Colours

India | Associated Press | March 10, 2020, 8:43 am
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 The face of a woman is smeared with colored powder during celebrations marking the Holi festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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 People smear colored powder on each other during Holi celebrations in Jammu. (Image: AP)
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People smear colored powder on each other during Holi celebrations in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 People dance and throw colored powder during Holi festival celebrations in Guwahati. (Image: AP)
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People dance and throw colored powder during Holi festival celebrations in Guwahati. (Image: AP)

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 Children spray colored water as they celebrate Holi festival in Guwahati. (Image: AP)
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Children spray colored water as they celebrate Holi festival in Guwahati. (Image: AP)

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 People smear colors and pour water on each other as they celebrate the Holi festival in Guwahati. (Image: AP)
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People smear colors and pour water on each other as they celebrate the Holi festival in Guwahati. (Image: AP)

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 A woman's hair is smeared with colored powder during celebrations marking Holi festival in Prayagraj. (Image: AP)
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A woman's hair is smeared with colored powder during celebrations marking Holi festival in Prayagraj. (Image: AP)

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 Devotees cheer as colored powder and water is sprayed on them by a priest during celebrations marking Holi at the Swaminarayan temple in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)
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Devotees cheer as colored powder and water is sprayed on them by a priest during celebrations marking Holi at the Swaminarayan temple in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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 Revelers smear colored powder on a girl during Holi celebrations in Guwahati. (Image: AP)
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Revelers smear colored powder on a girl during Holi celebrations in Guwahati. (Image: AP)

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 People smear colored powder on each other as they celebrate Holi in Jammu. (Image: AP)
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People smear colored powder on each other as they celebrate Holi in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 Devotees cheer as colored powder and water is sprayed on them by a priest during celebrations marking Holi at the Swaminarayan temple in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)
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Devotees cheer as colored powder and water is sprayed on them by a priest during celebrations marking Holi at the Swaminarayan temple in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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 A man's face is smeared with colored powder during celebrations marking Holi, the festival of colors, in Prayagraj. (Image: AP)
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A man's face is smeared with colored powder during celebrations marking Holi, the festival of colors, in Prayagraj. (Image: AP)

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 Revellers celebrate the Holi festival in Prayagraj. (Image: PTI)
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Revellers celebrate the Holi festival in Prayagraj. (Image: PTI)

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 People play in the mud as they celebrate Holi, the festival of colors in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)
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People play in the mud as they celebrate Holi, the festival of colors in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 The face of a woman is smeared with colored powder during celebrations marking the Holi festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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The face of a woman is smeared with colored powder during celebrations marking the Holi festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People throw colored powder on each other as they celebrate the Holi in Jammu. (Image: AP)
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People throw colored powder on each other as they celebrate the Holi in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 People dance and throw colored powder during Holi festival celebrations in Guwahati. (Image: AP)
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People dance and throw colored powder during Holi festival celebrations in Guwahati. (Image: AP)

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 A girl smeared in color dances during Holi festival celebrations in Guwahati. (Image: AP)
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A girl smeared in color dances during Holi festival celebrations in Guwahati. (Image: AP)

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 A reveller smeared in colour powder celebrates the Holi, the spring festival of colours, in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)
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A reveller smeared in colour powder celebrates the Holi, the spring festival of colours, in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 Revellers play with dry colours as they celebrate Holi festival in Moradabad. (Image: PTI)
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Revellers play with dry colours as they celebrate Holi festival in Moradabad. (Image: PTI)

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 A girl smeared in color dances during Holi festival celebrations in Guwahati. (Image: AP)
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A girl smeared in color dances during Holi festival celebrations in Guwahati. (Image: AP)

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 People play in mud as they celebrate Holi, the festival of colors in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)
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People play in mud as they celebrate Holi, the festival of colors in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 A man smears the face of a woman with colored powder during celebrations marking the Holi festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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A man smears the face of a woman with colored powder during celebrations marking the Holi festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People celebrate Holi, the spring festival of colours, in Amritsar. (Image: PTI)
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People celebrate Holi, the spring festival of colours, in Amritsar. (Image: PTI)

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 Women with their faces smeared with colored powder cheer during celebrations marking the Holi festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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Women with their faces smeared with colored powder cheer during celebrations marking the Holi festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People spray color during celebrations marking Holi in Prayagraj. (Image: AP)
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People spray color during celebrations marking Holi in Prayagraj. (Image: AP)

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 A girl smeared in color dances during Holi festival celebrations in Guwahati. (Image: AP)
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A girl smeared in color dances during Holi festival celebrations in Guwahati. (Image: AP)

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 Revellers celebrate the Holi festival in Bhopal. (Image: PTI)
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Revellers celebrate the Holi festival in Bhopal. (Image: PTI)

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 Revellers smeared in colours pose for photographs during the Holi festival in Thane. (Image: PTI)
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Revellers smeared in colours pose for photographs during the Holi festival in Thane. (Image: PTI)

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 People spray color and dance during the Holi celebrations in Prayagraj. (Image: AP)
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People spray color and dance during the Holi celebrations in Prayagraj. (Image: AP)

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 People dance and throw colored powder during Holi festival celebrations in Guwahati. (Image: AP)
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People dance and throw colored powder during Holi festival celebrations in Guwahati. (Image: AP)

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 Devotees smeared in colour powder carry the idols of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati from the Kashi Vishwanath temple during the procession in Varanasi. Rangbhari Ekadashi marks the beginning of Holi celebrations in Varanasi. (Image: AFP)
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Devotees smeared in colour powder carry the idols of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati from the Kashi Vishwanath temple during the procession in Varanasi. Rangbhari Ekadashi marks the beginning of Holi celebrations in Varanasi. (Image: AFP)

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 People spray color and dance during celebrations marking Holi festival in Prayagraj. (Image: AP)
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People spray color and dance during celebrations marking Holi festival in Prayagraj. (Image: AP)

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 People smear colors on each other during Rangbhari Ekadashi in the alleys of Varanasi. (Image: AP)
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People smear colors on each other during Rangbhari Ekadashi in the alleys of Varanasi. (Image: AP)

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 A man throws flowers out to devotees during Holi festival celebration at the Lord Jagannath temple in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)
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A man throws flowers out to devotees during Holi festival celebration at the Lord Jagannath temple in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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 People smear colors on each other during Rangbhari Ekadashi in the alleys of Varanasi. (Image: AP)
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People smear colors on each other during Rangbhari Ekadashi in the alleys of Varanasi. (Image: AP)

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 People dance and throw colored powder during Holi festival celebrations in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)
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People dance and throw colored powder during Holi festival celebrations in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 Devotees play traditional instruments and dance during Rangbhari Ekadashi in the alleys of Varanasi. (Image: AP)
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Devotees play traditional instruments and dance during Rangbhari Ekadashi in the alleys of Varanasi. (Image: AP)

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 People dance and throw colored powder during Holi festival celebrations in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)
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People dance and throw colored powder during Holi festival celebrations in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 People play with colored powder during Rangbhari Ekadashi in the alleys of Varanasi. (Image: AP)
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People play with colored powder during Rangbhari Ekadashi in the alleys of Varanasi. (Image: AP)

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 Women play with colored powder during the Holi celebrations in Prayagraj. (Image: AP)
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Women play with colored powder during the Holi celebrations in Prayagraj. (Image: AP)

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 People smear colors on each other during Rangbhari Ekadashi in the alleys of Varanasi. (Image: AP)
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People smear colors on each other during Rangbhari Ekadashi in the alleys of Varanasi. (Image: AP)

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 Devotees carry idols of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati during Rangbhari Ekadashi in the alleys of Varanasi on March 5, 2020. Rangbhari Ekadashi marks the beginning of Holi celebrations in Varanasi. (Image: AP)
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Devotees carry idols of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati during Rangbhari Ekadashi in the alleys of Varanasi on March 5, 2020. Rangbhari Ekadashi marks the beginning of Holi celebrations in Varanasi. (Image: AP)

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 People smear colors on each other during Rangbhari Ekadashi in the alleys of Varanasi. (Image: AP)
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People smear colors on each other during Rangbhari Ekadashi in the alleys of Varanasi. (Image: AP)

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 People play with colored powder during Rangbhari Ekadashi in the alleys of Varanasi. (Image: AP)
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People play with colored powder during Rangbhari Ekadashi in the alleys of Varanasi. (Image: AP)

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 Devotees carry a palanquin of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati during Rangbhari Ekadashi in the alleys of Varanasi. (Image: AP)
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Devotees carry a palanquin of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati during Rangbhari Ekadashi in the alleys of Varanasi. (Image: AP)

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