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Holi 2023 LIVE: May colours of joy, enthusiasm always shower in your life: PM Modi extends Holi wishes

Holi 2023: India, being a diverse land of cultures and traditions, celebrates Holi with cheer across the nation.

Hindu priests use colour smoke guns to celebrate Holi at a temple premises in Salangpur, in Gujarat (REUTERS)Premium
Hindu priests use colour smoke guns to celebrate Holi at a temple premises in Salangpur, in Gujarat (REUTERS)

Holi 2023: The festival of colour is here. It celebrates liveliness, joy and, of course, familial ties and close bonds. India, being a diverse land of cultures and traditions, celebrates Holi with cheer across the nation. The festival of Holi that celebrates the spirit of inclusiveness and humanity, heralds the onset of spring after winter in the Indian subcontinent. The festival marks the victory of good over evil and is celebrated on two days - Holika Dahan and Holi Milan.

08 Mar 2023, 02:44:21 PM IST

People celebrate Holi with colours and flower in West Bengal

Amid the ongoing celebration of Holi in the country, people smeared colour on each other's face and some even used flower to play Holi at Shree Siddhivinayak Devasthanam in Kolkata on Wednesday.

08 Mar 2023, 01:32:03 PM IST

Foreigners enjoy Holi with local people in Varanasi

The jubiliant celebration of Holi in Varanasi has made it a global attraction for people during the festival. Many foreigners were seen enjoying the festival of colours with local people at at Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi on Wednesday.

08 Mar 2023, 01:00:34 PM IST

Take a look at Bihar Minister's melodious Holi celebration

Bihar Minister Tej Pratap Yadav celebrated Holi in a melodious way. Wearing a crown, he dawned a Krishna ‘avatar’ and played flute during Holi celebration at his official residence in Patna on Wednesday.

08 Mar 2023, 12:42:17 PM IST

CRPF soldiers celebrate Holi in South Kashmir's Anantnag

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 90 Battalion organised a small function to mark the Holi festival celebration on Tuesday at Anantnag in South Kashmir. The program began by worshipping by the priest and was later attended by DIG CRPF DP Upadhaya and other soldiers.

08 Mar 2023, 12:37:24 PM IST

Watch: MP CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan sings ‘phaag’ during Holi celebrations

On the occasion of Holi, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was spotted singing 'phaag' and celebrating Holi at his residence in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.

08 Mar 2023, 12:07:10 PM IST

Watch: Team India celebrate Holi in Ahmedabad

Ahead of the 4th Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, Indian cricket team players celebrated Holi with full joy in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. The video of cricketers playing Holi was shared by BCCI's official Twitter handle.

“Colours, smiles & more! 🥳 .Do not miss #TeamIndia’s Holi celebration in Ahmedabad,"tweeted BCCI on Wednesday.

08 Mar 2023, 11:42:16 AM IST

Holi: 73 motorists booked for violation in Mumbai

To curb rampant hooliganism during Holi, the Mumbai Traffic Police booked 73 motorists on Tuesday for drunk driving and 10,215 bikers were fined for driving without a helmet.

"On Tuesday (Holi) Mumbai Traffic Police penalised more than 10,000 two-wheeler bikers for not wearing a helmet and 73 motorists for drunk driving in which 65 bikers and 8 four-wheelers were caught for driving under the influence of alcohol," traffic police said.

08 Mar 2023, 11:07:08 AM IST

PM Modi extends Holi wishes to nation

PM Modi has greeted the nation on the occasion of Holi. He wished the colours of joy and enthusiasm to be added in everyone's life this Holi.

08 Mar 2023, 10:18:11 AM IST

'Honour for me to be here on Holi' says US Secretary of Commerce 

During her four-day official visit to India, the US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo got a chance to participate in Holi celebration in Delhi on Wednesday. During the celebration she said its an honour for her to be in India on such a holiday.

"It's an honour for me to be here on such a holiday. I felt so welcomed by the Minister, it's fantastic. Happy Holi!" said US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo.

08 Mar 2023, 09:20:26 AM IST

CM Yogi Adityanath joins Holi celebration in Gorakhpur, UP

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath joined devotees in celebrating Holi at Gorakhnath Temple, UP. He was seen joining people who were singing devotional songs at the temple.

08 Mar 2023, 08:57:26 AM IST

Watch: Holi fever in Vrindavan

Before celebrating Holi with full joy and fervour, large number of devotees visit Shri Banke Bihari temple in Vrindavan to offer prayers. 

08 Mar 2023, 08:08:04 AM IST

Holi Mohalla 2023: Devotees take holy dip in 'Sarovar' and offer prayers at Golden Temple

Devotees take a holy dip in 'Sarovar' and offer prayers at Golden Temple in Amritsar on the occasion Holi Mohalla.

08 Mar 2023, 07:57:38 AM IST

Top WhatsApp messages to send to your loved ones on Holi 2023:

May the canvas of your life be filled with the colours of love, happiness, prosperity, and good health. Wishing you and your family a very Happy Holi

This Holi, let your family be filled with success, joy, prosperity and let evil never come anywhere nearby

Bright gulaal, playful pichkaris, lavish gujiyas and melodious songs are what makes the perfect Holi. Wishing you and your loved ones a wonderful and safe Holi!

Just like Prahlad defeated the demon king Hiranyakashipu and his sister Holika through his immense faith in Lord Vishnu, may your life also be filled with goodness.

Over a glass of thandaai and a platter of lip-smacking dishes, may you celebrate Holi with a lot of happiness.

08 Mar 2023, 07:56:17 AM IST

Watch: Hindu community in Karachi, Pakistan celebrate Holi

The Hindu community in Karachi, Pakistan, celebrated Holi — the festival of colors — this past week

08 Mar 2023, 07:52:48 AM IST

Home Minister Amit Shah sends hearty greetings to citizens on Holi

Home Minister Amit Shah on 8 March has sent hearty greetings to the countrymen on Holi. In a tweet, he wrote, “Hearty greetings to all the countrymen on Holi, the festival of colour, enthusiasm, joy and gaiety. May this festival of happiness infuse new energy in all of your lives"

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