Holi Hai: bhang, gujiya and colours fill the air

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Holi Hai: bhang, gujiya and colours fill the air

Holi festival is being celebrated across India with fun and fervor. Bhang Thandais, gujiyas and lot of colour can seen all across India.

Holi is a celebration of colours, of harmony and oneness and is one of the most popular Indian festival. Holi is marked as the opening festival in Hindu calendar and falls on the full moon day in the month of phalgun. People enjoy themselves playing with several colours and celebrate the whole day with much pump and gaiety.

Originally Holi was regarded to be the festival to celebrate good harvests and fertility of the land. There are several legends and stories behind Holi. A popular legend says that Holi is remembered for the sacrifice of Holika who burnt herself in fire on this day.

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