Indian Hindus Celebrate Festival of Holi

The Hindu festival of Holi, also known as the Festival of Spring or the Festival of Colors, was celebrated in India on March 7 and 8.

This footage, taken at the Govind Dev Ji Temple in Jaipur by Rajkumar Meena, shows jubilant crowds dancing and cheering. Many people are shown covered in “gulal”, the multi-colored paints and powders associated with the festival.

Jaipur Mayor Somya Gurjar launched an environmentally friendly campaign by distributing gulal made of cow dung this Holi, media said. Credit: Rajkumar Meena via Storyful

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