Holi Celebration In Different Parts Of India

Holi is the festival of colours, we will get together and celebrate this colorful festival with our friends, family members and also with our enemy because some quotes say that “Holi ke din dil khil jaate hain
Rangon mein rang mil jaate hain Holi ke din dil khil jaate hain Rangon mein rang mil jaate hain Gile shikawe bhul ke doston Dushman bhi gale mil jaate hain
” this is the most popular song about holi and this song is from “Sholay” Movie. Now we will told you about how people celebrate holi in different parts or states of India and we are also share some Holi Celebration. But while we’re already excited for the long weekend, and have our drinking and dancing plans in place, there are several kinds of Holis that we are unaware about.

Holi Celebration

1. Lathmar Holi – Barsana village, Uttar Pradesh 

Lathmar Holi

Now we are going to tell you about the most popular holi of India is Lathmar holi is celebrated in Uttar Pradesh, the largest state of India and also one of the most interesting Holi celebrations in India. Lathmar Holi began in the Barsana region of India, which includes Vrindavan, Mathura, Nandgaon and Barsana. Women here are armed with lathis, canes meant to hit the men and boys playfully during the festivities. The men, in turn, come prepared with a dhal, or a shield to protect themselves from the lathis. This is the unique celebration of holi.

2. Rang Panchami – Maharashtra

Rang Panchami

Now we are going to tell you about one of the most popular holi of India is In Maharashtra, Marathi people celebfrate Holi and it is also known as Shigma or Rang Panchami. The celebrations of holi start after the sunset on Purnima by lighting up a pyre of firewood (burning Holika), its is also symbolize the victory of good over evil. The next day is ‘Rang Panchami,’ which witnesses the ‘dhoom dhadaka,’ all the fun and frolic of people applying colour – ‘gulaal – and spraying water on each other.

3. Hola Mohalla – Punjab

Hola Mohalla

Now we continue to punjab and In Punjab, they celebfrate dholi in a very unique way. They do martial arts and dance other in the celebration of holi. It is an interesting fact comes up. Holi here is actually known as Holla Mohalla here. It is celebrated a day after Holi and is, in fact, a celebration commemorating the bravery of Sikh Warriors. The celebrations are characteristic of a particular sect, known as the Nihang Sikhs. The festivities include an extensive display of traditional martial arts which is later followed by music and dancing.

4. Royal Holi- Udaipur


Udaipur Rajasthan is known as the kingdom city of ancient Mewar and their Celebration Of Holi is very attractive they do the dance to celebrate the holi and play with colours and play Royal Holi. As the name suggests, Holi celebrations are done in Udaipur on a grand scale. The traditional festivities of this dynasty are continued till today by the Mewar royal family. On the eve of Holi, the bonfire is lit by the current custodian and the effigy of ‘Holika is burnt. A flamboyant parade of decorated horses and the royal band follows. It’s quite a spectacle!

5. Phaguwa – Bihar

Now we are going to Bihar where Holi is known as Phaguwa in the local dialect, Bhojpuri nad they celebrate every festival with full of joy and enjoyement. Like many other Indian states, Holika Dahan is an integral part of the celebrations here as well. The celebrations of Holika Dahan too are similar to other states. On the following day, Holi is celebrated with wet and dry colours and traditional music and folk songs throughout the day.

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