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    Braj Holi - Riot of colours


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     akashb shot these photos of Holi celebrations on March 21 and 22. In the fourth photo, the person on the ground is practicing pranam to honor God.
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    Shot @ Barsana-Nandagaon, Mathura, India , March 2013

    Local people perform a ritual of Braj Holi where people of Nandgaon ( Village of Lord Krishna ) and Barsana ( Village of Lord Krishna’s beloved, Radha ) sit together and abuse each other by the way of singing songs in pure Braj language. Others throw colored powder and water on each other while celebrating the festival of colors, Holi of Braj Region.

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