Dol Purnima celebrated by Hindu community

12 March 2017, 8:39:20

Staff Reporter:Hindu community people on Sunday have celebrated the Dol Purnima Utsab, a major festival of the Hindu community, across the country.

On the day of the Dol Purnima, Hindus went to the shrines, temples and offer colours at the feet of idol of Lord Sri Krishna and Sri Radhika.

In accordance with mythology, Dol Purnima, also known as Holi or Dol Jatra, is regarded as the festival of the believers of Boishnobism.

The festival has been launched marking an auspicious day when Krishna, Radhika and their friends were playing with Abir (a kind of perfumed and coloured powder) at Brindaban in the ancient days.

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