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Holi Festival

Villagers from Nandgaon throw colored water on the villagers from Barsana as they arrive at the Nandagram temple famous for Lord Krishna and his brother Balram, during Lathmar holy festival, in Nandgaon 120 kilometers ( 75 miles) from New Delhi, India. During Lathmar Holi the women of Nandgaon, the hometown of Krishna, beat the men from Barsana , the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna , with wooden sticks in response to their teasing as they depart the town.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2013
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Filed Under: Culture and the Arts
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2014, 4:31 a.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Nandgaon, India