Holi


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Holi

(ˈhɒˌliː)
n
(Hinduism) a Hindu spring festival, celebrated for two to five days, commemorating Krishna's dalliance with the cowgirls. Bonfires are lit and coloured powder and water thrown over celebrants
[named after Holika, legendary female demon]
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In the corner of Saddar's old bazaar, the 122-year-old Krishna Mandir was decorated with lights and flowers and alive with the sound of bhajans, as the Hindus of Rawalpindi and Islamabad celebrated Holi this weekend.
He disclosed this while addressing a Holi event organized by the local Hindu community.
ISLAMABAD -- The Hindu community in twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad Thursday celebrated the festival of colours, Holi with traditional enthusiasm.
Congratulating the Hindu community on celebrations of Holi festival, Ravi Kumar said that the provincial government of the KPK has decided to allocate sufficient funds for acquiring land for the construction of temple for Hindu Rajput community in Peshawar.
Holi, the Hindu spring festival also known as the "festival of colours", is being celebrated by the Hindu community in Pakistan and worldwide with traditional and religious fervour from today.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Mar 21 (ANI): The nation today celebrates the festival of colours and joy-- Holi. Celebrations are in full swing and like every festival, Bollywood celebrities sent out their good wishes to fans before getting drenched in colour and going all out to celebrate the fun festival.
KARACHI -- Holi, the Hindu community's festival of colors, was celebrated across Sindh province in enthusiasm and fervor.
KARACHI: Holi, the Hindu community's festival of colors, was celebrated across Sindh province in enthusiasm and fervor.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Imran Khan has wishes the Hindu community on the festival of Holi, also known as the 'Festival of Colours' on Wednesday.
Dubai's flagship carrier Emirates on Wednesday announced a special treat for travellers flying during the festival of Holi. To mark the auspicious occasion, which embraces unity, diversity and traditions, Emirates customers traveling on March 20 and 21 between Dubai and Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai or Hyderabad, will enjoy classic Indian sweets and delicacies associated with Holi.
UMERKOT -- All arrangements to celebrate Holi, the religious festival intended to welcome the season of spring, have been finalised in Umerkot, Thar, Mirpurkhas, Nawabshah, Shahdadkot and other cities of Sindh.
Summary: Hindu Council dedicate the Holi Festival to Pakistan National Day this year