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Hindus in Bangladesh celebrate Holi festival

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Dhaka | Friday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
Holi, the Hindu spring festival also known as the "festival of colours", was celebrated on Friday for the second consecutive day by the Hindu community in the Bangladesh capital with traditional and religious fervour.

The festival brought hundreds of Hindus to their temples in the old part of Dhaka, Efe news reported.

On Thursday, they were seen getting drenched in colour, singing and dancing together.

The Hindu community here believes that the Holi festival brings a message of unity and friendship and bridges the communal divide.

Revellers sprayed coloured powder and water on each other and danced and distributed sweets during the celebrations that signals the end of winter and arrival of spring.

--IANS in

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2019-03-22-22:42:06 (IANS)

 
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