United Colours of Holi in India

Holi in India

Lucknow: Holi, the festival of colors, is a festival of happiness. Everyone from children to elders waits for this festival. But do you know that Holi is celebrated in different ways in different cities of India? At many places Holi is played with colors and at many places Holi is played with flowers. There is also a place where Holi is celebrated by playing with sticks.

Lathmar Holi

Holi is celebrated on a large scale in states like North India, Haryana and Delhi. People have started playing with colors after Holika Dahan. In such a situation, let us tell you that Lathmar Holi of Barsana is quite famous. On the day of Holi, the Hurriyas of Nandgaon go to Barsana with their shields and the Gopis of Barsana play Holi with sticks.

Meduru Holi

Holi is celebrated as ‘Meduru Holi’ in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh. During this period, processions are taken out in which people participate enthusiastically. During this, colors are thrown on each other along with traditional music and dance.

Manjal Kuli

Konkani and Kudumbi communities celebrate this festival peacefully. During this period, people visit temples and celebrate with folk songs and watercolours. The special thing about these colors is that they are made from saffron.


Holi is celebrated grandly in the royal city of Udaipur. On the night of Holika Dahan, the effigy of Holika is destroyed and then a spectacular horse procession is taken out accompanied by the royal band.

Delhi Holi

The fun of Holi in Delhi is really worth seeing. Here in Holi celebrations people dance on loud music and taste different types of dishes. Holi parties are also held at many places in Delhi, which are worth seeing.


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