The country wakes up to a colourful morning, filled with laughter, singing and delicious food. Holi marks the end of winter and the coming of spring, symbolically shows the triumph of good over evil and also fosters unity among people as the festival includes the tradition of forgiving enemies and letting go past grudges. Holi is celebrated with a lot of merry-making, eating food and drinking bhaang, the infamous drink associated with Holi. Spraying colour through pichkaaris is the soul of Holi.
On the occasion of the festival of colours, a string of leaders have greeted the nation. President Ram Nath Kovind said Holi is a celebration of harmony in our society, while PM Modi wished everyone a Happy Holi!