Holi is the Indian festival of colors and extravaganza, and this year’s vibrant celebrations have been no different. Except for the fact that 1000 widows in the holy city of Vrindavan played Holi with bright colors, breaking all the social taboos. Widows in India are considered inauspicious and are generally not allowed to celebrate festivals, especially Holi. But this time, the sad faces and white sarees were covered with beaming smiles and bright colors.
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‘I am so happy. I am playing Holi after 12 years. I am happy, very happy,’ said Samaddar, a widow in her 30’s.
They only applied dots on each other’s foreheads as breaking the tradition was hard for them.
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