Holi 2021: Indians revel in festival of colours as coronavirus cases surge

In a tweet, PM Narendra Modi wished that this festival of joy and celebration infuses new energy and enthusiasm in everyone's life.
Women, wearing PPE kit, play with dry colours during the Holi festival, as coronavirus cases spike across the country, at Begumbazar in Kolkata. (Photo | PTI)
Women, wearing PPE kit, play with dry colours during the Holi festival, as coronavirus cases spike across the country, at Begumbazar in Kolkata. (Photo | PTI)
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People celebrate Holi festival near Sowcarpet, in Chennai. (Photo | R Satish Babu, EPS)
People celebrate Holi festival near Sowcarpet, in Chennai. (Photo | R Satish Babu, EPS)
Children celebrating Holi festival inside an Apartment at Pattalam, in Chennai. (Photo | R Satish Babu, EPS)
Children celebrating Holi festival inside an Apartment at Pattalam, in Chennai. (Photo | R Satish Babu, EPS)
People celebrate Holi with colours at Nadia in poll-bound Bengal. (Photo | PTI)
People celebrate Holi with colours at Nadia in poll-bound Bengal. (Photo | PTI)
Devotees celebrate Holi festival, at Shri Priyakant Ju temple in Vrindavan. (Photo | PTI)
Devotees celebrate Holi festival, at Shri Priyakant Ju temple in Vrindavan. (Photo | PTI)
People play with colours during Holi celebration, in Kullu. (Photo | PTI)
People play with colours during Holi celebration, in Kullu. (Photo | PTI)
People celebrate Holi festival near Sowcarpet, in Chennai. (Photo | R Satish Babu, EPS)
People celebrate Holi festival near Sowcarpet, in Chennai. (Photo | R Satish Babu, EPS)
Youth celebrate Holi in Chennai. (Photo | R Satish Babu, EPS)
Youth celebrate Holi in Chennai. (Photo | R Satish Babu, EPS)
Youth celebrate Holi in Vijayawada. (Photo | Prasant Madugula, EPS)
Youth celebrate Holi in Vijayawada. (Photo | Prasant Madugula, EPS)
People play with dry colours during Holi' festival, as they gather in large numbers amid a countrywide spike in coronavirus cases, in Gorakhpur. (Photo | PTI)
People play with dry colours during Holi' festival, as they gather in large numbers amid a countrywide spike in coronavirus cases, in Gorakhpur. (Photo | PTI)
A family celebrates Holi festival at Shri Durgiana Temple, in Amritsar. (Photo | PTI)
A family celebrates Holi festival at Shri Durgiana Temple, in Amritsar. (Photo | PTI)
Children playing Holi in Vepery, Chennai. (Photo | Debadatta Mallick, EPS)
Children playing Holi in Vepery, Chennai. (Photo | Debadatta Mallick, EPS)

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