Gujarat celebrates Holi with great enthusiasm. But every city has its own identity for this festival. Let’s unfold the story of Holi in Ahmedabad here.
Holi 2020 in Ahmedabad:
Ahmedabad is the largest city in the state of Gujarat where people celebrate Holi with all its festivities. Communities of other parts of India also have their traditional color of Holi here.
The celebration of the Holi festival begins a day before Holi. It is also known as Holika Dahan. In the evening, people light a bonfire to celebrate the victory of good over evil. They forget all the sorrows and hug each other with love. It marks the start of a new and happy beginning. People also color each other’s cheeks with Gulal. But a real color fight is on the next day.
Celebrations of Rajasthani community:
Rajasthani people wear their traditional attire on the day of Holi. The dress of the women is in a combination of red and white. So they get together and do folk dance on the beat of the dhol. And of course, playing with colors is a must.
See how people of Rajasthan celebrate Holi here…
Celebrations of Locals:
Residents of Ahmedabad come out of their homes and together play with colors. They love to play with dry and wet colors. But due to a shortage of water, celebrations are now restricted to the use of dry colors only.
If you want to celebrate Holi 2020 in Ahmedabad, bring your friends and family along. It will be a vacation you will remember throughout your life.