Holi 2020: People Gear Up to Celebrate Festival of Colours

India | AFP | March 9, 2020, 11:40 am
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 A man sells coloured powders on a roadside for the upcoming spring festival of Holi in New Delhi. (Image: AFP)
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A man sells coloured powders on a roadside for the upcoming spring festival of Holi in New Delhi. (Image: AFP)

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 A labourer sieves coloured powder to be used during the Holi festival, inside a factory at Fulbari village on the outskirts of Siliguri. (Image: AFP)
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A labourer sieves coloured powder to be used during the Holi festival, inside a factory at Fulbari village on the outskirts of Siliguri. (Image: AFP)

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 A road side vendor sells coloured powder for the Holi festival in Kolkata. (Image: Reuters)
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A road side vendor sells coloured powder for the Holi festival in Kolkata. (Image: Reuters)

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 A women sells water balloons on a roadside stall for the upcoming spring festival of Holi in New Delhi. (Image: AFP)
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A women sells water balloons on a roadside stall for the upcoming spring festival of Holi in New Delhi. (Image: AFP)

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 A man sells water guns on a roadside stall for the upcoming spring festival of Holi in New Delhi. (Image: AFP)
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A man sells water guns on a roadside stall for the upcoming spring festival of Holi in New Delhi. (Image: AFP)

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 Workers dry up coloured powders known as 'Gulal' ahead of the Holi festival in Nagpur. (Image: PTI)
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Workers dry up coloured powders known as 'Gulal' ahead of the Holi festival in Nagpur. (Image: PTI)

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 Indian coloured powder vendors pose for photographs as they coloured their face for the upcoming spring festival of Holi in New Delhi. (Image: AFP)
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Indian coloured powder vendors pose for photographs as they coloured their face for the upcoming spring festival of Holi in New Delhi. (Image: AFP)

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 Water guns are displayed on a roadside stall for the Holi festival in New Delhi. (Image: AFP)
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Water guns are displayed on a roadside stall for the Holi festival in New Delhi. (Image: AFP)

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 Labourers sieve coloured powder to be used during the upcoming spring festival of Holi. (Image: AFP)
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Labourers sieve coloured powder to be used during the upcoming spring festival of Holi. (Image: AFP)

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 Road side vendors sell coloured powder for the Holi festival in Kolkata. (Image: Reuters)
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Road side vendors sell coloured powder for the Holi festival in Kolkata. (Image: Reuters)

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 A man sells coloured powders on a roadside for the upcoming spring festival of Holi in New Delhi. (Image: AFP)
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A man sells coloured powders on a roadside for the upcoming spring festival of Holi in New Delhi. (Image: AFP)

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 A labourer lays out and dries coloured powder to be used during the upcoming spring festival of Holi. (Image: AFP)
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A labourer lays out and dries coloured powder to be used during the upcoming spring festival of Holi. (Image: AFP)

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 A labourer lays out and dries coloured powder to be used during the Holi festival. (Image: AFP)
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A labourer lays out and dries coloured powder to be used during the Holi festival. (Image: AFP)

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 Vendors selling coloured powder for Holi celebrations, wait for customers along a roadside in Guwahati. (Image: Reuters)
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Vendors selling coloured powder for Holi celebrations, wait for customers along a roadside in Guwahati. (Image: Reuters)

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 A man holds a handful of vermilion powder as he gets ready to throw it to mark the commencement of Holi in Kathmandu, Nepal. (Image: Reuters)
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A man holds a handful of vermilion powder as he gets ready to throw it to mark the commencement of Holi in Kathmandu, Nepal. (Image: Reuters)

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 People throw vermilion powder after hoisting a colourful pole, to mark the commencement of Holi in Kathmandu, Nepal. (Image: Reuters)
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People throw vermilion powder after hoisting a colourful pole, to mark the commencement of Holi in Kathmandu, Nepal. (Image: Reuters)

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