New Dellhi, March 24: The 'festival of colours' Holi is being celebrated all across the India on Thursday, March 24, with great fervour.
From politicians to actors and from industrialists to common people of all age groups were seen greeted each other by applying gulal and bright colours and distributing sweets. The most sought after sweet delicacy on Holi is "Gujiya".
Here are some pics that show how hues of Holi brightened the day in various parts of the country:
Sand artist Manas Kumar Sahoo creates a sand sculpture on eve of Holi festival at Puri on Wednesday.
Physically challenged children celebrate Holi in Mumbai on Wednesday.
People celebrate Holi in Jammu on Wednesday.
A priest throws water on devotees to celebrate Holi at Govind Devji Temple in Jaipur on Wedneday.
Girls celebrate Holi festival in Shimla on Wednesday.
Women playing Holi in Agartala on Wednesday.
Tourists celebrate Holi in Kolkata on Wednesday.
Girls playing Holi in Ahmedabad on Tuesday.
A LJP woman plays color with jawans at party office during Holi Milan function in Patna on Tuesday.
Students celebrate Holi in Amritsar on Tuesday.