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In Pics: Colour fill the air as India celebrates Holi with fervour, gaiety

In Pics: Colour fill the air as India celebrates Holi with fervour, gaiety
  • Indian revelers celebrate Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, in Ahmadabad, India. During the festival, people armed with water balloons, colored water and powder in multiple hues play Holi by smearing each other's faces with color.
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    Indian revelers celebrate Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, in Ahmadabad, India. During the festival, people armed with water balloons, colored water and powder in multiple hues play Holi by smearing each other's faces with color.

  • Indian revelers celebrate Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, in Ahmadabad, India. During the festival, people armed with water balloons, colored water and powder in multiple hues play Holi by smearing each other's faces with color.
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    Indian revelers celebrate Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, in Ahmadabad, India. During the festival, people armed with water balloons, colored water and powder in multiple hues play Holi by smearing each other's faces with color.

  • Indian revelers, faces smeared with colored powder, dance during celebrations marking Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, in Gauhati, India. On Holi, friends and strangers shower one another with colored water and bright powders, sweets are shared along with home-brewed drinks that add to the spirit of the festival.
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    Indian revelers, faces smeared with colored powder, dance during celebrations marking Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, in Gauhati, India. On Holi, friends and strangers shower one another with colored water and bright powders, sweets are shared along with home-brewed drinks that add to the spirit of the festival.

  • An Indian couple dances after being smeared with colors during Holi celebrations, or the Hindu festival of colors in Allahabad, India. Indians on Thursday celebrated Holi, the riotous annual celebration of color that marks the end of winter and the arrival of spring.
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    An Indian couple dances after being smeared with colors during Holi celebrations, or the Hindu festival of colors in Allahabad, India. Indians on Thursday celebrated Holi, the riotous annual celebration of color that marks the end of winter and the arrival of spring.

  • An Indian boy with his face smeared with colored powder smiles during Holi celebrations in Mumbai.
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    An Indian boy with his face smeared with colored powder smiles during Holi celebrations in Mumbai.

  • A father and his son on his shoulder with their faces smeared with colored powder celebrate Holi in Mumbai.
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    A father and his son on his shoulder with their faces smeared with colored powder celebrate Holi in Mumbai.

  • Indians play with colors during Holi festival celebrations in Jammu. The holiday, celebrated mainly in India and Nepal, marks the beginning of spring and the triumph of good over evil.
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    Indians play with colors during Holi festival celebrations in Jammu. The holiday, celebrated mainly in India and Nepal, marks the beginning of spring and the triumph of good over evil.

  • Indians play with colors during Holi festival celebrations in Jammu. The holiday, celebrated mainly in India and Nepal, marks the beginning of spring and the triumph of good over evil.
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    Indians play with colors during Holi festival celebrations in Jammu. The holiday, celebrated mainly in India and Nepal, marks the beginning of spring and the triumph of good over evil.

  • Children play with colored powder during Holi festival celebrations in Mumbai, India.
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    Children play with colored powder during Holi festival celebrations in Mumbai, India.

  • Indian Hindu women celebrate the festival of colors or Holi in Kolkata, India.
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    Indian Hindu women celebrate the festival of colors or Holi in Kolkata, India.

  • An Indian man pours a bucket of colored water on others during Holi celebrations in Allahabad.
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    An Indian man pours a bucket of colored water on others during Holi celebrations in Allahabad.

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