Holi in pictures: The festive spirit catches on in a riot of colours from Delhi and Kolkata to Yangon and Kathmandu

Holi in pictures: The festive spirit catches on in a riot of colours from New Delhi & Kolkata to Yangon & Kathmandu

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Kathmandu, March 20, 2019 (Xinhua) - A girl plays with coloured powder during Holi at the premises of Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal. (Xinhua/Sulav Shrestha/IANS)
Kathmandu, March 20, 2019 (Xinhua) - A girl plays with coloured powder during Holi at the premises of Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal. (Xinhua/Sulav Shrestha/IANS)
Kathmandu, March 20, 2019 (Xinhua) - A girl plays with coloured powder during Holi at the premises of Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal. (Xinhua/Sulav Shrestha/IANS)
Kathmandu, March 20, 2019 (Xinhua) - A girl plays with coloured powder during Holi at the premises of Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal. (Xinhua/Sulav Shrestha/IANS)
Yangon, March 20, 2019 (Xinhua) - Women smear coloured powder in a celebration of Holi in Yangon, Myanmar. The Festival of Colours marks the beginning of Spring. (Xinhua/U Aung/IANS)
Yangon, March 20, 2019 (Xinhua) - Women smear coloured powder in a celebration of Holi in Yangon, Myanmar. The Festival of Colours marks the beginning of Spring. (Xinhua/U Aung/IANS)
Vrindavan: Holi celebrations underway at Priyakant Ju Temple in Uttar Pradesh's Vrindavan, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Vrindavan: Holi celebrations underway at Priyakant Ju Temple in Uttar Pradesh's Vrindavan, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
People busy shopping on the eve of Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: Kuntal Chakrabarty/IANS)
People busy shopping on the eve of Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: Kuntal Chakrabarty/IANS)
People busy shopping on the eve of Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: Kuntal Chakrabarty/IANS)
People busy shopping on the eve of Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: Kuntal Chakrabarty/IANS)
People busy shopping on the eve of Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: Kuntal Chakrabarty/IANS)
People busy shopping on the eve of Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: Kuntal Chakrabarty/IANS)
People busy shopping on the eve of Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: Kuntal Chakrabarty/IANS)
People busy shopping on the eve of Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: Kuntal Chakrabarty/IANS)
People busy shopping on the eve of Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: Kuntal Chakrabarty/IANS)
People busy shopping on the eve of Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: Kuntal Chakrabarty/IANS)
People busy shopping on the eve of Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: Kuntal Chakrabarty/IANS)
People busy shopping on the eve of Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: Kuntal Chakrabarty/IANS)
New Delhi: College students celebrate Holi on the eve of the festival in New Delhi, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
New Delhi: College students celebrate Holi on the eve of the festival in New Delhi, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
New Delhi: College students celebrate Holi on the eve of the festival in New Delhi, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
New Delhi: College students celebrate Holi on the eve of the festival in New Delhi, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
New Delhi: College students celebrate Holi on the eve of the festival in New Delhi, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
New Delhi: College students celebrate Holi on the eve of the festival in New Delhi, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
New Delhi: College students celebrate Holi on the eve of the festival in New Delhi, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
New Delhi: College students celebrate Holi on the eve of the festival in New Delhi, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
New Delhi: College students celebrate Holi on the eve of the festival in New Delhi, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
New Delhi: College students celebrate Holi on the eve of the festival in New Delhi, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
New Delhi: College students celebrate Holi on the eve of the festival in New Delhi, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
New Delhi: College students celebrate Holi on the eve of the festival in New Delhi, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Bengaluru: People play with colours on the eve of 'Holi' in Bengaluru on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Bengaluru: People play with colours on the eve of 'Holi' in Bengaluru on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Bengaluru: People play with colours on the eve of 'Holi' in Bengaluru on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Bengaluru: People play with colours on the eve of 'Holi' in Bengaluru on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Bengaluru: People play with colours on the eve of 'Holi' in Bengaluru on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Bengaluru: People play with colours on the eve of 'Holi' in Bengaluru on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Bengaluru: People play with colours on the eve of 'Holi' in Bengaluru on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Bengaluru: People play with colours on the eve of 'Holi' in Bengaluru on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Shimla: People celebrate 'Holi' in Shimla on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Shimla: People celebrate 'Holi' in Shimla on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Kolkata: Visually impaired children play with flower petals during 'Phool Dol' Holi celebrations in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Kolkata: Visually impaired children play with flower petals during 'Phool Dol' Holi celebrations in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Kolkata: Visually impaired children play with flower petals during 'Phool Dol' Holi celebrations in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Kolkata: Visually impaired children play with flower petals during 'Phool Dol' Holi celebrations in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Kolkata: Students of University of Calcutta celebrate Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Kolkata: Students of University of Calcutta celebrate Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Kolkata: Students of University of Calcutta celebrate Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Kolkata: Students of University of Calcutta celebrate Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Kolkata: Students of University of Calcutta celebrate Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Kolkata: Students of University of Calcutta celebrate Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Kolkata: Students of University of Calcutta celebrate Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Kolkata: Students of University of Calcutta celebrate Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Kolkata: Students of University of Calcutta celebrate Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Kolkata: Students of University of Calcutta celebrate Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Kolkata: Students of University of Calcutta celebrate Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Kolkata: Students of University of Calcutta celebrate Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Kolkata: Students of University of Calcutta celebrate Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Kolkata: Students of University of Calcutta celebrate Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Kolkata: Students of University of Calcutta celebrate Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Kolkata: Students of University of Calcutta celebrate Holi in Kolkata, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Jaipur: Devotees celebrates Holi at Govind Devji Temple, in Jaipur, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Jaipur: Devotees celebrates Holi at Govind Devji Temple, in Jaipur, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Amritsar: Holika Dahan, burning of holy pyres, underway on the eve of Holi in Mathura on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Amritsar: Holika Dahan, burning of holy pyres, underway on the eve of Holi in Mathura on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Amritsar: Holika Dahan, burning of holy pyres, underway on the eve of Holi in Mathura on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Amritsar: Holika Dahan, burning of holy pyres, underway on the eve of Holi in Mathura on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Amritsar: Holika Dahan, burning of holy pyres, underway on the eve of Holi in Mathura on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Amritsar: Holika Dahan, burning of holy pyres, underway on the eve of Holi in Mathura on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Amritsar: Devotees celebrate Holi at Durgiana Temple, in Amritsar, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Amritsar: Devotees celebrate Holi at Durgiana Temple, in Amritsar, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Amritsar: Devotees celebrate Holi at Durgiana Temple, in Amritsar, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Amritsar: Devotees celebrate Holi at Durgiana Temple, in Amritsar, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Amritsar: Devotees celebrate Holi at Durgiana Temple, in Amritsar, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Amritsar: Devotees celebrate Holi at Durgiana Temple, in Amritsar, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Amritsar: Devotees celebrate Holi at Durgiana Temple, in Amritsar, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Amritsar: Devotees celebrate Holi at Durgiana Temple, in Amritsar, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Amritsar: Devotees celebrate Holi at Durgiana Temple, in Amritsar, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Amritsar: Devotees celebrate Holi at Durgiana Temple, in Amritsar, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Amritsar: Devotees celebrate Holi at Durgiana Temple, in Amritsar, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Amritsar: Devotees celebrate Holi at Durgiana Temple, in Amritsar, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Patna: Artistes perform during 'Lathmar Holi' celebrations in Patna, on March 20, 20129. (Photo: IANS)
Patna: Artistes perform during 'Lathmar Holi' celebrations in Patna, on March 20, 20129. (Photo: IANS)
Patna: Artistes perform during 'Lathmar Holi' celebrations in Patna, on March 20, 20129. (Photo: IANS)
Patna: Artistes perform during 'Lathmar Holi' celebrations in Patna, on March 20, 20129. (Photo: IANS)
Mumbai: Holi celebrations underway at Mumbai's Worli Koliwada village, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Mumbai: Holi celebrations underway at Mumbai's Worli Koliwada village, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Mumbai: Holi celebrations underway at Mumbai's Worli Koliwada village, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Mumbai: Holi celebrations underway at Mumbai's Worli Koliwada village, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Mumbai: Holi celebrations underway at Mumbai's Worli Koliwada village, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Mumbai: Holi celebrations underway at Mumbai's Worli Koliwada village, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Mumbai: Holi celebrations underway at Mumbai's Worli Koliwada village, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Mumbai: Holi celebrations underway at Mumbai's Worli Koliwada village, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Prayagraj: People celebrate Holi in Prayagraj, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Prayagraj: People celebrate Holi in Prayagraj, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Nagpur: Holika Dahan, burning of holy pyres, underway on the eve of Holi in Nagpur on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Nagpur: Holika Dahan, burning of holy pyres, underway on the eve of Holi in Nagpur on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Chandigarh: Punjab University students celebrate Holi in Chandigarh, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Chandigarh: Punjab University students celebrate Holi in Chandigarh, on March 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS)

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