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Lathmar Holi in Barsana

<p>A woman covers her face as men throw coloured powder at her during "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

A woman covers her face as men throw coloured powder at her during "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

A woman covers her face as men throw coloured powder at her during "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>A group of women beat men holding a shield over their heads during "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/K.K.Arora</p>

A group of women beat men holding a shield over their heads during "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/K.K.Arora

A group of women beat men holding a shield over their heads during "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/K.K.Arora

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<p>Women cover their faces as men throw coloured powder at them during "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

Women cover their faces as men throw coloured powder at them during "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Women cover their faces as men throw coloured powder at them during "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>Hindu devotees sing religious songs as they celebrate "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

Hindu devotees sing religious songs as they celebrate "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Hindu devotees sing religious songs as they celebrate "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>A Hindu devotee with his face daubed in colours looks on while taking part during "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

A Hindu devotee with his face daubed in colours looks on while taking part during "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

A Hindu devotee with his face daubed in colours looks on while taking part during "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>Hindu devotees throw coloured powder at each other as they celebrate "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

Hindu devotees throw coloured powder at each other as they celebrate "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Hindu devotees throw coloured powder at each other as they celebrate "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>Hindu devotees daubed in colours gather at the Radhe-Krishna temple to celebrate "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

Hindu devotees daubed in colours gather at the Radhe-Krishna temple to celebrate "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Hindu devotees daubed in colours gather at the Radhe-Krishna temple to celebrate "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>A Hindu devotee with his face daubed in colours reacts to the camera while taking part during "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

A Hindu devotee with his face daubed in colours reacts to the camera while taking part during "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

A Hindu devotee with his face daubed in colours reacts to the camera while taking part during "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>Hindu devotees gather at the Radhe-Krishna temple to celebrate "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

Hindu devotees gather at the Radhe-Krishna temple to celebrate "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Hindu devotees gather at the Radhe-Krishna temple to celebrate "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>Hindu devotees daubed in colours gather at the Radhe-Krishna temple to celebrate "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

Hindu devotees daubed in colours gather at the Radhe-Krishna temple to celebrate "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Hindu devotees daubed in colours gather at the Radhe-Krishna temple to celebrate "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>Hindu devotees daubed in colours sing religious songs as they celebrate "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

Hindu devotees daubed in colours sing religious songs as they celebrate "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Hindu devotees daubed in colours sing religious songs as they celebrate "Lathmar Holi" at the village of Barsana in Uttar Pradesh March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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