Best Places To Celebrate Holi Festival in India

Anandpur Sahib Holi,Punjab: Warrior Holi: Known for their love for life, Sikhs celebrate Holi in their own style and elan. At Punjab, they call it 'Hola Mohalla'.They shout, and shout their hearts out following a peculiar tradition. Besides, they also exhibit their martial arts specially 'kushti' on this day and make merry with the colours in the evening.This particular tradition dates back to the times of the 10th Guru, Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji. The Guru decided that during the occasion of the festival of Holi, fun and frolic and colour splashing, be the occasion for the display of the martial spirit of his people and he gave this festival of Holi a more masculine name of Hola Mohalla.

Holi in Mumbai: Holi right on Juhu Beach, is fabulous. Expect colors, bhaang, rain dances, and celebrities. Holi is celebrated with great enthusiasm in Mumbai, and make sure you avoid going out in the morning of that day if don't want any colours thrown on you.Puran Poli' is the famous sweet dish, prepared on the occasion of Holi in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashrta. During the festival of Holi, you can see every street filled with people, who participate in the pot breaking sport, with much enthusiasm.

Shantiniketan, West Bengal,Cultural Holi: One can enjoy Vasanta Utsav a Shantiniketan.Shantiniketan is 150 Km. from Calcutta by trainRabindranath Tagore, the famous saint-poet and the Indian Noble laureate, revived the spirit of Holi in India as the Spring festival or Vasant Utsav at Shanti Niketan.They welcome the Spring by staging various aspects of this joyous festival in an artistic manner. Later, all the students and teachers play Holi with 'abeer' and 'gulal', the colored powders and smear each other's faces with red, yellows and greens.

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