Do you know how HOLI got its name? Let these simple illustrations tell you

Holi is upon us! While you go crazy splashing colours and water balloons on each other, let these illustrations tell you the significance of Holi

The festival of colours is finally upon us,  you guys! It is that time of the year when people believe that they can get away with anything using, “Bura Na Mano Holi Hain.” While some prefer going crazy immersing everyone in their 100m radius with every possible color, some petrified beings lock themselves up and binge-watch TV shows. Either way, Holi is one of the most vibrant festivals in our country.

Apart from splashing colours and water balloons on each other, Holi is also a festival of food and drinks. Even if you are not much of a Holi person, there’s no way in hell you can not be tempted with the lip-smacking Gujiyas, Gajar ki Kanji and of course Thandai.

It is quite possible that you were told that Holi is celebrated as the triumph of good over evil. However, did you know where did this myth come from? Did you know where did Holi get its name from? Let these simple illustrations tell you the story behind this oh-so-colorful festival that Holi is:

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 Photo: Facebook | Raj

Photo: Facebook | Raj

 Photo: Facebook | Raj

Photo: Facebook | Raj

 Photo: Facebook | Raj

Photo: Facebook | Raj

 Photo: Facebook | Raj

Photo: Facebook | Raj

 Photo: Facebook | Raj

Photo: Facebook | Raj

 Photo: Facebook | Raj

Photo: Facebook | Raj

Photo: Facebook | Raj

Photo: Facebook | Raj

Photo: Facebook | Raj

Photo: Facebook | Raj

Photo: Facebook | Raj

Photo: Facebook | Raj

Now you know. Happy Holi everyone!

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