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Celebrating Holi

A girl reacts as she is splashed with coloured water during Holi celebrations in Chennai, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

A girl reacts as she is splashed with coloured water during Holi celebrations in Chennai, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

A girl reacts as she is splashed with coloured water during Holi celebrations in Chennai, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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A woman smeared with coloured powder shakes her head to remove it during Holi celebrations in Mumbai, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A woman smeared with coloured powder shakes her head to remove it during Holi celebrations in Mumbai, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A woman smeared with coloured powder shakes her head to remove it during Holi celebrations in Mumbai, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A student reacts as she lies in a road while coloured powder is thrown on her during Holi celebrations outside her college hostel in Chandigarh, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

A student reacts as she lies in a road while coloured powder is thrown on her during Holi celebrations outside her college hostel in Chandigarh, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

A student reacts as she lies in a road while coloured powder is thrown on her during Holi celebrations outside her college hostel in Chandigarh, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Ajay Verma
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A woman reacts as others apply coloured powder on her during Holi celebrations in Mumbai, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A woman reacts as others apply coloured powder on her during Holi celebrations in Mumbai, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A woman reacts as others apply coloured powder on her during Holi celebrations in Mumbai, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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People dance as they throw coloured powder at each other during Holi celebrations in an alley in Kolkata, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

People dance as they throw coloured powder at each other during Holi celebrations in an alley in Kolkata, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

People dance as they throw coloured powder at each other during Holi celebrations in an alley in Kolkata, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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An elderly woman reacts as coloured powder is applied on her face during Holi celebrations in Mumbai, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

An elderly woman reacts as coloured powder is applied on her face during Holi celebrations in Mumbai, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

An elderly woman reacts as coloured powder is applied on her face during Holi celebrations in Mumbai, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Hindu devotees dance during Holi celebrations inside a temple in Ahmedabad, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Hindu devotees dance during Holi celebrations inside a temple in Ahmedabad, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Hindu devotees dance during Holi celebrations inside a temple in Ahmedabad, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A student daubed in colours plays a bigul toy during Holi celebrations on a university campus in Chandigarh, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

A student daubed in colours plays a bigul toy during Holi celebrations on a university campus in Chandigarh, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

A student daubed in colours plays a bigul toy during Holi celebrations on a university campus in Chandigarh, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Ajay Verma
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A woman reacts as coloured powder is thrown on her face during Holi celebrations in Chennai, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

A woman reacts as coloured powder is thrown on her face during Holi celebrations in Chennai, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

A woman reacts as coloured powder is thrown on her face during Holi celebrations in Chennai, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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A boy reacts as coloured water is thrown on his face during Holi celebrations in Kolkata, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A boy reacts as coloured water is thrown on his face during Holi celebrations in Kolkata, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A boy reacts as coloured water is thrown on his face during Holi celebrations in Kolkata, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A boy reacts as he is splashed with coloured water during Holi celebrations in Chennai, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

A boy reacts as he is splashed with coloured water during Holi celebrations in Chennai, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

A boy reacts as he is splashed with coloured water during Holi celebrations in Chennai, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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Coloured powder is thrown on men as they dance during Holi celebrations in a street in Guwahati, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Coloured powder is thrown on men as they dance during Holi celebrations in a street in Guwahati, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Coloured powder is thrown on men as they dance during Holi celebrations in a street in Guwahati, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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People daubed in colours cheer during Holi celebrations in a street in Guwahati, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

People daubed in colours cheer during Holi celebrations in a street in Guwahati, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

People daubed in colours cheer during Holi celebrations in a street in Guwahati, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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A woman daubed in colours kisses her monkey during Holi celebrations in Chennai, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

A woman daubed in colours kisses her monkey during Holi celebrations in Chennai, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

A woman daubed in colours kisses her monkey during Holi celebrations in Chennai, India March 2, 2018. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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Students with their faces smeared in coloured powder dance as they celebrate Holi at a university campus in Chandigarh, India March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

Students with their faces smeared in coloured powder dance as they celebrate Holi at a university campus in Chandigarh, India March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

Students with their faces smeared in coloured powder dance as they celebrate Holi at a university campus in Chandigarh, India March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Ajay Verma
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Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers, with faces smeared with coloured powder, dance during Holi celebrations in a camp in Humhama on the outskirts of Srinagar March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers, with faces smeared with coloured powder, dance during Holi celebrations in a camp in Humhama on the outskirts of Srinagar March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers, with faces smeared with coloured powder, dance during Holi celebrations in a camp in Humhama on the outskirts of Srinagar March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Hindu devotees walk around a bonfire during a ritual known as "Holika Dahan" which is part of Holi festival celebrations, in Ahmedabad, India March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Hindu devotees walk around a bonfire during a ritual known as "Holika Dahan" which is part of Holi festival celebrations, in Ahmedabad, India March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Hindu devotees walk around a bonfire during a ritual known as "Holika Dahan" which is part of Holi festival celebrations, in Ahmedabad, India March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A college student smears a friend with coloured powder during Holi celebrations in Agartala, India March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A college student smears a friend with coloured powder during Holi celebrations in Agartala, India March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A college student smears a friend with coloured powder during Holi celebrations in Agartala, India March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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A Hindu devotee, smeared in coloured powder, takes a rest on a road during a procession for Holi celebrations in Kolkata, India, February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A Hindu devotee, smeared in coloured powder, takes a rest on a road during a procession for Holi celebrations in Kolkata, India, February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A Hindu devotee, smeared in coloured powder, takes a rest on a road during a procession for Holi celebrations in Kolkata, India, February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Hindu devotees, smeared in coloured powder, dance as they take part in a procession for Holi celebrations in Kolkata, India, February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Hindu devotees, smeared in coloured powder, dance as they take part in a procession for Holi celebrations in Kolkata, India, February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Hindu devotees, smeared in coloured powder, dance as they take part in a procession for Holi celebrations in Kolkata, India, February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A student of Rabindra Bharati University, with her face smeared in coloured powder, poses during celebrations for Holi inside the university campus in Kolkata, India, February 26, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A student of Rabindra Bharati University, with her face smeared in coloured powder, poses during celebrations for Holi inside the university campus in Kolkata, India, February 26, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A student of Rabindra Bharati University, with her face smeared in coloured powder, poses during celebrations for Holi inside the university campus in Kolkata, India, February 26, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A student of Rabindra Bharati University, with his face smeared in coloured powder, reacts as his fellow student throws coloured powder on his face during Holi celebrations inside the university campus in Kolkata, India, February 26, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A student of Rabindra Bharati University, with his face smeared in coloured powder, reacts as his fellow student throws coloured powder on his face during Holi celebrations inside the university campus in Kolkata, India, February 26, 2018....more

A student of Rabindra Bharati University, with his face smeared in coloured powder, reacts as his fellow student throws coloured powder on his face during Holi celebrations inside the university campus in Kolkata, India, February 26, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Students of Rabindra Bharati University, with their faces smeared in coloured powder, take a selfie during celebrations for Holi inside the university campus in Kolkata, India, February 26, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Students of Rabindra Bharati University, with their faces smeared in coloured powder, take a selfie during celebrations for Holi inside the university campus in Kolkata, India, February 26, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Students of Rabindra Bharati University, with their faces smeared in coloured powder, take a selfie during celebrations for Holi inside the university campus in Kolkata, India, February 26, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Men shield themselves from women playfully beating them with bamboo sticks during "Lathmar Holi" in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Men shield themselves from women playfully beating them with bamboo sticks during "Lathmar Holi" in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Men shield themselves from women playfully beating them with bamboo sticks during "Lathmar Holi" in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Students of Rabindra Bharati University perform during Holi celebrations inside the university campus in Kolkata, India, February 26, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Students of Rabindra Bharati University perform during Holi celebrations inside the university campus in Kolkata, India, February 26, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Students of Rabindra Bharati University perform during Holi celebrations inside the university campus in Kolkata, India, February 26, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Hindu devotees take part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu devotees take part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu devotees take part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Hindu devotees take part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu devotees take part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu devotees take part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Hindu devotees take part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu devotees take part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu devotees take part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A Hindu devotee takes part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A Hindu devotee takes part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A Hindu devotee takes part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A Hindu devotee takes part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A Hindu devotee takes part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A Hindu devotee takes part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Hindu devotees take part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu devotees take part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu devotees take part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Girls run for cover as boys spray colored water on them during religious religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Girls run for cover as boys spray colored water on them during religious religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Girls run for cover as boys spray colored water on them during religious religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A couple run for cover as boys spray colored water on them during religious religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A couple run for cover as boys spray colored water on them during religious religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A couple run for cover as boys spray colored water on them during religious religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Hindu devotees take part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu devotees take part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu devotees take part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Hindu devotees take part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu devotees take part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu devotees take part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A student of Rabindra Bharati University reacts as fellow students throw coloured powder in her face during the Holi celebrations inside the university campus in Kolkata, India February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A student of Rabindra Bharati University reacts as fellow students throw coloured powder in her face during the Holi celebrations inside the university campus in Kolkata, India February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A student of Rabindra Bharati University reacts as fellow students throw coloured powder in her face during the Holi celebrations inside the university campus in Kolkata, India February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A widow daubed in colours takes part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A widow daubed in colours takes part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A widow daubed in colours takes part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A widow daubed in colours takes part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A widow daubed in colours takes part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A widow daubed in colours takes part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A widow daubed in colours takes part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A widow daubed in colours takes part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A widow daubed in colours takes part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Widows daubed in colours take part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Widows daubed in colours take part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Widows daubed in colours take part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A widow daubed in colours takes part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A widow daubed in colours takes part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A widow daubed in colours takes part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A widow daubed in colours takes part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A widow daubed in colours takes part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A widow daubed in colours takes part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Widows daubed in colours take part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Widows daubed in colours take part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Widows daubed in colours take part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Teachers with their faces smeared with coloured powder take a selfie during Holi celebrations, inside a school in Ahmedabad, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Teachers with their faces smeared with coloured powder take a selfie during Holi celebrations, inside a school in Ahmedabad, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Teachers with their faces smeared with coloured powder take a selfie during Holi celebrations, inside a school in Ahmedabad, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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School students throw coloured powder on each other during Holi celebrations, inside a school in Ahmedabad, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

School students throw coloured powder on each other during Holi celebrations, inside a school in Ahmedabad, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

School students throw coloured powder on each other during Holi celebrations, inside a school in Ahmedabad, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Women offer prayers inside a temple during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Women offer prayers inside a temple during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Women offer prayers inside a temple during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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School students play with coloured powder during Holi celebrations, inside a school in Ahmedabad, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

School students play with coloured powder during Holi celebrations, inside a school in Ahmedabad, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

School students play with coloured powder during Holi celebrations, inside a school in Ahmedabad, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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College students shout slogans against what they say is hooliganism by men in the name of the Hindu festival Holi, in New Delhi, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

College students shout slogans against what they say is hooliganism by men in the name of the Hindu festival Holi, in New Delhi, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

College students shout slogans against what they say is hooliganism by men in the name of the Hindu festival Holi, in New Delhi, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal
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A man smeared in coloured powder poses during Holi celebrations in Kolkata, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man smeared in coloured powder poses during Holi celebrations in Kolkata, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man smeared in coloured powder poses during Holi celebrations in Kolkata, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A man smeared in coloured powder watches a procession for Holi celebrations in Kolkata, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man smeared in coloured powder watches a procession for Holi celebrations in Kolkata, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man smeared in coloured powder watches a procession for Holi celebrations in Kolkata, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A girl smeared in coloured powder looks on during Holi celebrations in Kolkata, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A girl smeared in coloured powder looks on during Holi celebrations in Kolkata, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A girl smeared in coloured powder looks on during Holi celebrations in Kolkata, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A visually impaired student smeared with coloured powder plays holi at a school in Mumbai, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A visually impaired student smeared with coloured powder plays holi at a school in Mumbai, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A visually impaired student smeared with coloured powder plays holi at a school in Mumbai, India, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A widow daubed in colours takes part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A widow daubed in colours takes part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A widow daubed in colours takes part in Holi celebrations in the town of Vrindavan in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Hindu devotees pray as coloured powder is thrown on them by a priest (unseen) at a temple during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Hindu devotees pray as coloured powder is thrown on them by a priest (unseen) at a temple during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Hindu devotees pray as coloured powder is thrown on them by a priest (unseen) at a temple during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Hindu devotees raise their hands daubed in colours as they pray on a temple premises during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Hindu devotees raise their hands daubed in colours as they pray on a temple premises during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Hindu devotees raise their hands daubed in colours as they pray on a temple premises during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Hindu devotees pray as coloured water is sprayed on them by a priest on a temple premises during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Hindu devotees pray as coloured water is sprayed on them by a priest on a temple premises during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Hindu devotees pray as coloured water is sprayed on them by a priest on a temple premises during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Hindu devotees raise their hands daubed in colours as they pray on a temple premises during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Hindu devotees raise their hands daubed in colours as they pray on a temple premises during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Hindu devotees raise their hands daubed in colours as they pray on a temple premises during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Women dance during the Huranga game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Women dance during the Huranga game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Women dance during the Huranga game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A man throws water on a woman during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man throws water on a woman during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man throws water on a woman during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman dances during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman dances during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman dances during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A man throws water on women during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man throws water on women during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man throws water on women during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman dances during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near  Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman dances during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman dances during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Hindu devotees pray during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu devotees pray during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu devotees pray during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Women tear the shirt off a man during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Women tear the shirt off a man during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Women tear the shirt off a man during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Hindu devotees dance during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu devotees dance during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu devotees dance during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman dances during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman dances during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman dances during Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman holds her veil as she takes part in Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman holds her veil as she takes part in Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman holds her veil as she takes part in Huranga, a game played between men and women a day after Holi, at Dauji temple near Mathura, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Confetti is blown onto the Hindu devotees inside a temple premises during celebrations for Holi in Ahmedabad, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Confetti is blown onto the Hindu devotees inside a temple premises during celebrations for Holi in Ahmedabad, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Confetti is blown onto the Hindu devotees inside a temple premises during celebrations for Holi in Ahmedabad, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Hindu devotees throw colour powder at each other inside a temple premises during celebrations for Holi in Ahmedabad,  March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Hindu devotees throw colour powder at each other inside a temple premises during celebrations for Holi in Ahmedabad, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Hindu devotees throw colour powder at each other inside a temple premises during celebrations for Holi in Ahmedabad, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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