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    Posted March 27, 2013 by
    ayashok
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    Chennai, India
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    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Photo essays: Your stories in pictures

    South Indian Holi

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     Indian iReporter and graphic designer ayashok captured these young children in the southern Indian city of Chennai enjoying -- and creating -- the riotous explosion of color that marks the Hindu festival of Holi. Millions of Hindus every year celebrate the festival, which heralds the beginning of spring and its abundant colors, and for participants provides the excuse to hurl brightly colored powder at each other. "Capturing a south Indian holi is always fun," he said. "Kids and people play with colors and they roam every street to make everyone colorful."
    - sarahbrowngb, CNN iReport producer

    Holi Celebrated at the South Indian City, Chennai

     

    Holi is the major festival for the people who lives in North of India, for some reasons these people migrate to south some years before and they live as a community here.

     

    There is place called Sowcarpet, in the Indian city of Chennai where these people live. Every year they used to celebrate their holi here only.

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