Nation gears up for Holi

  • Hindu devotees from the villages of Barsana and Nandgaon, soaked in coloured waters sing at the Nandagram temple, famous for Lord Krishna and his brother Balram, during Lathmar holy festival, in Nandgaon 120 kilometers from New Delhi. (AP)
  • During Lathmar Holi, the women of Nandgaon, the hometown of Krishna, beat the men from Barsana, the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, with wooden sticks in response to their teasing as they depart the town. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)
  • Students of Rabindra Bharati University performing dance during 'Holi' celebrations at Jorasanko Thakur Bari in Kolkata. (PTI)
  • Hindu devotee covered in colour dances as he arrives at the Nandagram Temple famous for Lord Krishna in Nandgaon 120 kilometers rom New Delhi. (AP)
  • Hindu devotees throw coloured water onto a foreign tourist at the Nandagram temple famous for Lord Krishna and his brother Balram, during Lathmar holy festival, in Nandgaon 120 kilometers rom New Delhi. (AP)
  • Hindu devotees smeared with colours, sing at the Nandagram temple famous for Lord Krishna and his brother Balram, during Lathmar holy festival, in Nandgaon. (AP)
  • Girl students playing Holi a few days before of Holi at a colledge in Ranchi. (PTI)
  • Hindu devotees smeared with colors, sing at the Nandagram temple famous for Lord Krishna and his brother Balram, during Lathmar holy festival, in Nandgaon. (AP)
  • Students of Rabindra Bharati University performing dance during 'Holi' celebrations at Jorasanko Thakur Bari in Kolkata. (PTI)
  • Japanese tourists during Holi celebrations at Jorasanko Thakur Bari in Kolkata. (PTI)

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