Holi, also known as the festival of colours is celebrated with great fanfare with people throwing coloured powder at each other as part of the festivities. This joyous festival is a ‘no bar’ day when everyone’s threshold is challenged or rather soaked in colour.
We choose some of our favourite images of the 2012 Holi festival.
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