Odisha Celebrates Holi with Fun and Frolic


Bhubaneswar: People across the state today celebrated Holi – the festival of colours, in its usual grandeur. The streets wore a multi-colour look as revelers came out of houses to join the festivities.

At several places, people of all age groups were seen smearing each others’ faces with colours and frolicking with coloured water.

Revellers across the state banked on herbal and organic colours to enjoy Holi with no worries for skin damage or any other allergies. Non-toxic colours and powders of various shades made of natural ingredients like from roots, leaves, flowers and other parts of plants were popular among the people.

Police officials, politicians, cine stars and general public took active part in Holi celebrations.

Here we bring you a glimpse of the celebrations.

Celebrations at various places of the state.

Holi falls a day after the full moon day of Phalguna month in Hindu calendar.