Holi - The Festival of Colours

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Holi, also called the Festival of Colours, is a popular Hindu spring festival observed in India.

Though it is celebrated all over the world but here in the small village in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, the story is a little different.
Local people perform a ritual of Braj Holi know as Samaaj where people of Nand Gaon ( Village of Lord Krishna ) and Barsaana ( Village of Lord Krishna's beloved, Radha ) sit together and abuse each other by the way of singing songs. Others throw colored powder and water on each other while celebrating the festival of colors, Holi of Braj Region.
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