People Celebrating Holi With Fervour Across India

  • Holi is celebrated in India in the month of Phalguna Purnima (February - March), on full moon. It is also known as festival of colour and festival of love. (Ravi Choudhary | ENS)
  • People different religion and communities take part in the festivities. (Ravi Choudhary | ENS)
  • The colours (gulaal) were originally made from flowers of tesu and palash tree. (Ravi Choudhary | ENS)
  • The colours (gulaal) were originally made from flowers of tesu and palash tree. (Ravi Choudhary | ENS)
  • Farmers celebrate Holi after seeing their new crops, because of which, Holi is also known as ‘Vasant Mahotsava’. (Ravi Choudhary | ENS)
  • According to Hindu beliefs, it was Krishna, the King of the ancient city Dwarka, who popularized the tradition of Holi. (Ravi Choudhary | ENS)