Holi – Traditional Festival of Colours in India

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A physically challenged Indian child, smeared with gulal-coloured powder, smiles at the camera during Holi celebrations at the Society for the Edcuation of the Crippled school in Mumbai on March 4, 2015. ‘Holi’, the festival of colours, is a riotous celebration of the coming of spring and falls on the day after full moon annually in March. Revellers spray coloured powder and water on each other with great gusto, whilst adults extend the hand of peace. AFP PHOTO / PUNIT PARANJPE (PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP/Getty Images)

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Indian children from the Bright Academy pose with colored powder known as gulal used during the Holi festival in Siliguri on March 4, 2015. ‘Holi’, the festival of colours, is a riotous celebration of the coming of spring and falls on the day after full moon annually in March. Revellers spray coloured powder and water on each other with great gusto, whilst adults extend the hand of peace. AFP PHOTO / Diptendu DUTTA (DIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP/Getty Images)

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Indian revellers dance as during Holi celebrations in Hyderabad on March 5, 2015. Holi, also called the Festival of Colours, is a popular Hindu spring festival observed in India at the end of the winter season on the last full moon day of the lunar month. AFP PHOTO / Noah SEELAM (NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)

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Indian revellers cover each other with coloured powder during the celebrations of Vasantotsav, ‘the Festival of Spring’, in Siliguri on March 5, 2015. Vasantotsav, which is celebrated in the rest of India as Holi, is celebrated as a welcoming of Spring and a celebration of the triumph of good over evil with people chasing each other and playfully splashing colorful paint, powder and water on each other. AFP PHOTO / Diptendu DUTTA (DIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP/Getty Images)

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Indian revellers play with coloured powder during Holi celebrations in Hyderabad on March 6, 2015. Holi, also called the Festival of Colours, is a popular Hindu spring festival observed in India at the end of the winter season on the last full moon day of the lunar month. AFP PHOTO / Noah SEELAM (NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)

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Indian reveller is covered with coloured powder during Holi celebrations in Hyderabad on March 6, 2015. Holi, also called the Festival of Colours, is a popular Hindu spring festival observed in India at the end of the winter season on the last full moon day of the lunar month. AFP PHOTO / Noah SEELAM (NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)

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An Indian youth is covered with coloured powder during Holi celebrations in Mumbai on March 6, 2015. Holi, the festival of colours, is a riotous celebration of the coming of spring and falls on the day after full moon annually in March. Revellers spray coloured powder and water on each other with great gusto, whilst adults extend the hand of peace. AFP PHOTO / PUNIT PARANJPE (PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP/Getty Images)

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Members of the Nepalese ethnic Madhesi community daub each other’s faces with coloured powders during Holi festival celebrations in Kathmandu on March 6, 2015. The Holi festival of colours is a riotous celebration of the coming of spring and falls on the day of the full moon in March every year. AFP PHOTO / PRAKASH MATHEMA (PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

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Members of the Nepalese ethnic Madhesi community daub each other’s faces with coloured powders during Holi festival celebrations in Kathmandu on March 6, 2015. The Holi festival of colours is a riotous celebration of the coming of spring and falls on the day of the full moon in March every year. AFP PHOTO / PRAKASH MATHEMA (PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

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FILE – In this Thursday, March 5, 2015 file photo, people smear colored powder on the face of a girl as they celebrate Holi in Kolkata, India. (AP Photo/ Bikas Das, File)

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A man smears the face of a woman with coloured powder during celebrations marking Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, in Mumbai, India, Friday, March 6, 2015. Holi, India’s joyful and colorful celebration of the arrival of spring along with several religious myths and legends, has long ago ceased to be only a Hindu festival. The streets and lanes across most of India turn into a large playground where people off all faiths throw colored powder and water at each other. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

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Children smear the face of a man with coloured powder during celebrations marking Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, in Mumbai, India, Friday, March 6, 2015. Holi, India’s joyful and colorful celebration of the arrival of spring along with several religious myths and legends, has long ago ceased to be only a Hindu festival. The streets and lanes across most of India turn into a large playground where people off all faiths throw colored powder and water at each other. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

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Indians, their faces smeared with colored powder, take a selfie as they celebrate Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, in Ahmadabad, India, Friday, March 6, 2015. Holi, India’s joyful and colorful celebration of the arrival of spring along with several religious myths and legends, has long ago ceased to be only a Hindu festival. The streets and lanes across most of India turn into a large playground where people off all faiths throw colored powder and water at each other.(AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)

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Indians stand with their faces smeared with coloured powder during Holi celebrations in Hyderabad, India, Friday, March 6, 2015. Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, also marks the advent of spring. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)

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An Indian man closes his eyes as colored powder is smeared on his face during Holi festivities in Ahmadabad, India, Friday, March 6, 2015. Holi, India’s joyful and colorful celebration of the arrival of spring along with several religious myths and legends, has long ago ceased to be only a Hindu festival. The streets and lanes across most of India turn into a large playground where people off all faiths throw colored powder and water at each other. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)

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Indian revellers smeared with colors dance to Bollywood and local tunes during the Holi Festival in Bangalore, India, 06 March 2015. Holi is celebrated at the end of the winter season on the last full moon day of the lunar month Phalguna (February or March) and its main day is celebrated by people throwing colored powder and colored water at each other. EPA/JAGADEESH NV

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Indian revellers smeared with colors take selfies during the Holi Festival in Bangalore, India, 06 March 2015. Holi is celebrated at the end of the winter season on the last full moon day of the lunar month Phalguna (February or March) and its main day is celebrated by people throwing colored powder and colored water at each other. EPA/JAGADEESH NV

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Tourists smeared with colors take selfies during the Holi Festival in Bangalore, India, 06 March 2015. Holi is celebrated at the end of the winter season on the last full moon day of the lunar month Phalguna (February or March) and its main day is celebrated by people throwing colored powder and colored water at each other. EPA/JAGADEESH N

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