Why India celebrates Holi: the legends behind the festival of color

As Sridevi leaves for her heavenly abode Holi in Bollywood will have no colour

The festival is celebrated by smearing colors and splashing colored water on each other.

"The festival allows us to enjoy some moments with friends in a carefree manner", Abishekh Sinha, a Lajpat Nagar resident said.

Holi is considered a Hindu festival - but it is still celebrated by Indians across the country as a national holiday.

Holi also marks the culmination of a 10-day-long annual festival at the Attukal Bhagavathy temple.

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Colour-smeared people greet each other and spread happiness, as the whole country celebrates Holi with great fervor on Friday. It is a festival of brotherhood and people should celebrate with this spirit.

The Radha Krishna Temple will host a free Holi Festival from noon to 5 p.m. March 17 at 3921 Martin Luther King Jr.

With the beginning of March comes the time to welcome the arrival of spring and Holi celebrations!

"I wish heartfelt greetings to the people of the state on the occasion of Holi".

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In his message, he exhorted the people to celebrate the festival of love in a spirit of harmony, coupled with collective prayers for prosperity.

The morning after the full moon is when the most fun happens for those who celebrate Holi. Juhi Chawla also took to her Twitter account to share the Holi wishes.

"Happy Holi. the colours of life be within you ever", wrote Bollywood's Shahenshah Amitabh Bachchan. "Moreover, Riteish Deshmukh, Rannvijay Singh, Abhishek Bachchan, Manoj Bajpayee, Divya Dutta, and Taapsee Pannu were also who wished a" Happy Holi" to their fans through social media and many celebrities urged their fans to avoid wasting water and asked men to behave with the manners while playing with women. On the Indian subcontinent, people start making and selling different Holi powder colors at least a week before the festival begins.

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