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India goes colourful on Holi

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Mumbai, Mar 11: It is festival time across India as people from all walks of life are celebrating Holi, the festival of colours, with enthusiastic fervour.

Holi revellers in Rajasthan's Bikaner are enjoying the famous Dab Dhamaal Holi, a unique manner of celebrating the festival of colours to the beats of the 'Dab'.

The festivities here commence with the men-folk dressed as women and performing to the traditional Rajasthani folk songs. Artistes play various musical instruments and sing folk songs to mark the onset of the festival.

In Mumbai, members of Koli (fishermen) community celebrated the festival a day before the actual day of Holi as per the Hindu calendar.

Although Holi is celebrated with colours across India, people in Allahabad celebrate the festival in their unique manner.

People take out a hammer procession in which the hammer is adorned as a groom along with a fan as the bride.

All the traditional rituals of Hindu marriage are performed to wed this hammer and the fan.

ANI

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