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People play with colours and water during the Holi celebration, amid coronavirus pandemic, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees play 'Huranga' at Dauji temple, near Mathura. Huranga is played between men and women, a day after the festival of Holi, during which men drench women with colours and women tear off the clothes of the men.

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Devotees play 'Huranga' at Dauji temple, near Mathura. Huranga is played between men and women, a day after the festival of Holi, during which men drench women with colours and women tear off the clothes of the men.

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Women tear off shirt of a man as they play 'Huranga' at Dauji temple, near Mathura. Huranga is played a day after the festival of Holi, during which men drench women with colours and women tear off clothes of the men.

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Devotees throw colored powder and dance as they celebrate "Holi," the festival of colors in Prayagraj.

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Devotees throw colored powder and dance as they celebrate "Holi," the festival of colors celebrations in Prayagraj.

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People celebrate Holi as they gather in large numbers, amid a countrywide spike in coronavirus cases, in Prayagraj.

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ITBP troops celebrate Holi near Galwan in Ladakh.

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Devotees celebrate Holi festival at Sri Bankey Bihari temple in Vrindavan, Mathura.

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People play with colors as they celebrate Holi in Hyderabad. Holi, the festival of colors, also heralds the arrival of spring.

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A woman, face is smeared with color joins celebrations to mark Holi in Prayagraj.

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People throw color during celebrations to mark Holi in Prayagraj.

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People smeared in color participate in Holi festival celebrations in Guwahati.

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Colored water is thrown on a boy who plays with water gun during celebrations to mark Holi in Prayagraj.

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Police use a breath analyser on a biker to check for alcohol intake on the day of the Holi festival in Thane.

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People celebrate Holi, amid a countrywide spike in coronavirus cases, in Birbhum district.

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Farmers celebrate Holi with clay during their ongoing protest against new farm laws at Ghazipur border, in New Delhi.

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A youngster plays with dry colours during the Holi festival at Paharganj, amid a spike in coronavirus cases, in New Delhi.

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People play with dry colors during 'Holi' festival, as coronavirus cases spike across the country, in Nadia district.

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People celebrate 'Doul Utsav (Holi festival) at Bordowa Satra in Nagaon district of Assam.

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Farmers celebrate Holi with clay during their ongoing protest against the new farm laws, at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union spokesperson Rakesh Tikait celebrates Holi with farmers, during their ongoing protest against the farm laws, at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.

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Homeless people celebrate Holi at Connaught Place, amid a spike in coronavirus cases countrywide, in New Delhi.

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Connaught Place wears a deserted look after authorities banned Holi celebration in public places, amid a spike in coronavirus cases countrywide, in New Delhi.

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A woman during celebration of 'Holi' festival amid spike in COVID-19 cases, in Mumbai.

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People, their faces smeared with color and glitter, dance as water is sprinkled on them during Holi celebrations in Prayagraj. People threw colored powder and sprayed water in massive Holi celebrations despite many states restricting gatherings to try to contain a coronavirus resurgence rippling across the country.

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People dance during Holi festival celebrations in Gauhati. People threw colored powder and sprayed water in massive Holi celebrations despite many states restricting gatherings to try to contain a coronavirus resurgence rippling across the country.

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People celebrate Holi as they gather in large numbers, amid a countrywide spike in coronavirus cases, at Fancy Bazar in Guwahati.

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People celebrate Holi as they gather in large numbers, amid a countrywide spike in coronavirus cases, in Kanpur.

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People celebrate Holi, amid a countrywide spike in coronavirus cases, in Lucknow.

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People celebrate Holi as they gather in large numbers, amid a countrywide spike in coronavirus cases, in Prayagraj.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, middle, smeared in colors campaigns for the state election during Holi festival celebrations in Gauhati,.

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Woman dance during Holi festival celebrations in Gauhati. People threw colored powder and sprayed water in massive Holi celebrations despite many states restricting gatherings to try to contain a coronavirus resurgence rippling across the country.

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BJP state President Dilip Ghost celebrates Holi, during an electiom campaign rally for the West Bengal assembly polls, in West Midnapur.

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Youngsters celebrate Holi amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Howrah district.

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Youngsters celebrate Holi amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Tiruchi district.

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Youngsters celebrate Holi amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Ranchi.

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Women, wearing PPE kit, play with dry colours during Holi festival, as coronavirus cases spike across the country, at Begumbazar in Kolkata.

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Childrens celebrate Holi amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai.

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People celebrate Holi amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai.

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People celebrate Holi amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai.

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People smear colored powder on each other as they celebrate Holi in Hyderabad. Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, also heralds the arrival of spring.

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Youth, with their faces smeared with colored powder, ride on motor bikes during Holi festivities in Hyderabad.

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People play with colors as they celebrate Holi in Hyderabad. Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, also heralds the arrival of spring.

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People play with colors as they celebrate Holi in Hyderabad. Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, also heralds the arrival of spring.

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Assam CM Sarbananada Sonowal celebrates Holi festival, during an election campaign rally for the state assembly polls, in Guwahati.

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People celebrate Holi as they gather in large numbers, amid a countrywide spike in coronavirus cases, at Fancy Bazar in Guwahati.

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Bhakts of Majgaon Bor Namghar play traditional drums and chant religious hymns during a 'Doul Utsav' (Holi Festival) at Tezpur in Sonitpur district.

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Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh (RSS) workers celebrate Holi festival, during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Gorakhpur.

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Congress leader Riju Ghosal plays 'Holi' during an election campaign for the West Bengal assembly polls, in Nadia district.

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Children play with water guns during 'Holi' in Patna.

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Youngsters play with dry colours on the occasion of 'Holi' festival, in Patiala.

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Devotees celebrate Holi festival, at Shri Priyakant Ju temple in Vrindavan.

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Devotees walk around a bonfire during 'Holika Dahan' on the eve of Holi festival celebrations, in Ahmedabad.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait along with his family members during 'Holika Dahan', amid farmers' ongoing protest against farm laws, in New Delhi.

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Devotees of Chaturvedi Community take out a religious procession on the occasion of Holi festival, in Mathura.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait along with his family members during 'Holika Dahan', amid farmers' ongoing protest against farm laws, in New Delhi.

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Members of Manipuri community perform rituals during 'Holika Dahan' as part of the Holi celebration, in Guwahati.

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Women smear each others faces with color to celebrate Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, at a temple in Lahore, Pakistan.

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People celebrate Holi festival at a temple in Amritsar.

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People celebrate 'Basanta Utsav' with colours, at Balurghat in South Dinajpur district of West Bengal.

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People play with dry colours during Holi festival celebrations, at Shri Durgiana Temple in Amritsar.

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West Bengal Minister for Power and TMC candidate from Bhawanipore Assembly constituency Sovandeb Chattopadhyay (C) plays Holi during 'Dol Yatra' festival, in Kolkata.

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Tourists play Holi during 'Dol Yatra' festival, in Kolkata.

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People smear colored powder on each other as they celebrate Holi in Jammu. .

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People smear colored powder on each other as they celebrate Holi in Jammu.

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People smear colored powder on each other as they celebrate Holi in Jammu.

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People play with colors as they celebrate Holi in Jammu. Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, also heralds the arrival of spring.

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People celebrate Holi with colours in Jammu.

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Indians play with colors as they celebrate Holi in Jammu. Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, also heralds the arrival of spring.

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Tollywood actress and TMC candidate Arundhati Mitra (Lovely) plays Holi during her election campaign for Assembly elections, in Sonarpur.

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Congress candidate Riju Ghoshal (L) exchanges Holi greetings with his rival BJP candidate Jagannath Sarkar while campaigning for Assembly polls, in Santipur, Nadia.

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Students play with colour powder during Basant Utsav celebrations at a school in Dharmanagar,

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Students play with colour powder during Basant Utsav celebrations at Santiniketan in Birbhum district of West Bengal.

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Prisoners dance as they celebrate Holi festival, at district jail Amphalla in Jammu.

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Social workers from Sion, wearing PPE suits, distribute pamphlets among residents of Dharavi slums during an awareness campaign on not to celebrate Holi this year, amid coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai.

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Women play with colours ahead of Holi festival, in Lucknow.

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Devotees celebrate Holi festival, at Sri Bankey Bihari temple in Vrindavan.

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Social workers from Sion, wearing PPE suits, distribute pamphlet among residents of Dharavi slums during an awareness campaign on not to celebrate Holi this year, amid coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai.

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Artists in a traditional dresses take part in programme ahead of Holi celebrations, at the bank of river Narmada in Jabalpur

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Young women celebrate Holi in Patna.

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Devotees take part in a religious procession before 'Chhadimar Holi' celebrations, at Gokul in Mathura.

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People buy water guns ahead of the Holi festival, in Gorakhpur.

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A vendor sells dry coloured powders and water guns ahead of the Holi festival, in New Delhi.

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Devotees celebrate 'Chita Bhasam' Holi, on the banks of Ganga river in Varanasi.

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Devotees smear each other with dry colours as they celebrate 'Chita Bhasam' Holi, on the banks of Ganga river in Varanasi.

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Devotees smear dry colors on each other on the occasion of 'Rangbhari Ekadashi 2021', ahead of Holi festival, at Hanuman Garhi Temple in Ayodhya.

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Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Renu Devi (C) along with legislators celebrates Holi during the conclusion of the Budget Session of Bihar Assembly, in Patna.

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A devotee dressed as Lord Shiva participates in a religious procession, ahead of Holi festival in Varanasi.

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Women from Barsana village beat a villager from Nandgoan with wooden sticks as he teases them during Lathmar holi festival celebrations at the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of god Krishna, in Barsana.

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Devotees dance as colored powder is thrown at them at Ladali, or Radha temple, at the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, during Lathmar holi, in Barsana.

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Devotees dance as colored powder is thrown on them at Ladali, or Radha temple, at the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, during Lathmar holi, in Barsana.

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Women from Barsana village beat a villager from Nandgoan with wooden sticks as he teases them during Lathmar holi festival celebrations at the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu god Krishna, in Barsana.

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Women from Barsana village beat a villager from Nandgoan with wooden sticks as he teases them during Lathmar holi festival celebrations at the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu god Krishna, in Barsana.

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Women from Barsana village beat villagers from Nandgoan with wooden sticks as they tease them during Lathmar holi festival celebrations at the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, in Barsana.

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Devotees sit on the steps of Radha temple at the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, during Lathmar holi, in Barsana, 115 kilometers (71 miles) from New Delhi.

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Devotees dance as colored powder is thrown on them at Ladali, or Radha temple, at the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, during Lathmar holi, in Barsana.

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A woman from Barsana village arrives to beat villagers from Nandgoan with a wooden stick during Lathmar holi festival celebrations, at the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, in Barsana.

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Women from Barsana village beat villagers from Nandgoan with wooden sticks as they tease them during Lathmar holi festival celebrations at the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, in Barsana.

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Women from Barsana village beat a villager from Nandgoan with wooden sticks as he teases them during Lathmar holi festival celebrations at the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu god Krishna, in Barsana.

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