People are set to celebrate the Hindu festival Holi, which will be celebrated March 24 this year. Most of them began celebrating with colours from from Chhoti Holi or Holika Dahan, a day before the main event
On the occasion of Holi, people greet each other with sweets and will be seen throwing colours (gulal) on each other and splashing coloured water with water guns (pichkaaris). Also, revellers consume traditional thandai, a special drink made during Holi with buds and leaves of the cannabis plant, popularly known as bhang.
Meanwhile, several celebrities, including Priyanka Chopra, Amitabh Bachchan and Shekhar Kapur, have wished fans “Happy Holi” on social media. Take a look at the tweets below:
Happy holi to everyone celebrating with or without your loved ones..Our roots bind us wherever we go..You’re always an extension #RootsRule
Lets hav a happy holi this year…. n by happiness i mean nt just urs… dont waste water, ur wastage for fun sake might be someones need…
Happy holi everyone … Happpyyyy holi ..!! Once again missing holi celebrations with the kids and their buddies at home in our garden ..!
Happy holi guys! Have fun but be safe!! #holi
Happy Holi save pani and play safe
Happy Holi… Enjoy the festival of Colors..