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Holi festival inaugurated in Himachal Pradesh

By PTI
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Shimla, Mar 21: The four-day long state level Holi festival at Sujanpur Tira in Hamirpur district got off to a colourful start with the traditional 'Shobha Yatra'.

Led by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, and accompanied by Assembly Speaker BBL Butail and several other dignitaries, the Shobha Yatra started from Vikram Batra ground and culminated at Gandhi ground.

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Holi enthusiasts donning colourful attires and radiant turbans danced to the tunes of beating of drums and trumpets.

Singh also declared open the traditional 'Chinj' (wrestling) by hoisting the 'Lakhdata Peer' flag and performed rituals. He also announced the opening of an indoor stadium in Palampur.

PTI

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