Holi 2020 in Madhya Pradesh – Rangpanchami – Pancham Holi

Holi is a significant event in central India. Madhya Pradesh is a large state of the center with its own colors of Holi. Let’s unfold them.

Holi 2020 in Madhya Pradesh:

all about holi

Madhya Pradesh has an ancient civilization that we can trace back to the 10th century. It has many famous landmarks of Hindu and Jain religions. Holi is a significant festival here with all the traditions of north India. Yet, something is exceptional. People know it by the name of Rangpanchami. The celebration continues for 5 days. We will tell you about it here.

Holika Dahan:

People light the bonfire with wood and leaves. Then sing and dance around in joy to celebrate the victory of good over evil.


Maratha Holkars, when conquered the state they bought Marathi traditions with them. So Rangpanchami is a Marathi version of Holi. The celebration is at its peak in Indore city. People enjoy the Marathi traditions for 5 days with full energy.

In another state of India, this festival is also known as Rangpanchami. Know about this variation of Holi here

Pancham Holi:

It is the fifth and the last day of Rangpanchami. On this day, people play Holi of colors. In the past, both dry and wet colors were used. But to reduce the wastage of water, dry colors are used more now.

If you want to know about Marathi traditions, Holi 2020 in Madhya Pradesh is a must to attend the event. You will surely enjoy this unique version of Holi.