Holi event evokes Hindu lore

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Mathura, March 17: The Hindu mythological tale of Prahlada emerging unscathed from the flames as Holika burnt to death was today replayed at Jatwari village here where a priest walked through a bonfire to mark the festival of Holi.

According to sources, Santosh Panda of Jatwari village performed the feat of walking through the bonfire with a large number of people having gathered to watch him. A similar feat is performed at another village in the area —— Falen.

Sources said the district administration had made the necessary arrangements for providing safety and handling the crowd during the event.


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