Location of Holi : Celebrated Throughout India
Celebrated On : Full Moon Day Of Phalgun
Also Known As : Festival Of Colours
Smear Color On Each Others Faces
Holi, the Indian festival of colours is famous in the capital with huge vigour and delight on the day of the full moon in the month of 'Phalguna'. From morning till twelve noon people smear 'Gulal' or coloured powder often mixed with water on one another and dance to the beats of the drums.
Holi Festival in North India
There is a tradition in northern part of India of consuming bhang, a derivative of cannabis on the occasion of Holi. The night before Holi, bonfires are lit at street corners, emblematically burning the devil 'Holika' and celebrating the triumph of good over evil.