Every state of India has a unique color on Holi. Uttar Pradesh is famous to be the land of Shiva. In this article, you will learn about the specialties of this state to celebrate Holi.
Holi 2020 in Uttar Pradesh:
From ancient days, people of Uttar Pradesh celebrate Holi in every corner of it. Many dishes are synonymous with the Holi celebrations. Let’s know one by one every specialty that you must enjoy in 2020 in Uttar Pradesh.
The biggest celebration of Holi in Uttar Pradesh:
Here the most significant festival is Holika Dahan, which is also known as Choti Holi. It is the bonfire night before the main day of Holi celebrations. By burning fire, people celebrate the victory of good over evil in memories of Demoness Holika, who was burned alive. Read the story behind this process here…
People believe that the ash of the bonfire provides protection against diseases. So people take it to their homes.
Exceptional food on Holi in Uttar Pradesh:
The traditional Bhang, Gujiya, and Mathri are delicious and a must to serve in the Holi menu in Uttar Pradesh. People add additional ingredients to the primary components of these dishes to add variety in the taste. But these 3 dishes are must when you are eating on Holi in Uttar Pradesh.
Eating the Barley Harvest on Holi:
On Holika Dahan, people burry a pot full of barley seeds under the bonfire. When the fire extinguishes, they take the pot out and eat the barley seeds. This way, Uttar Pradesh celebrates Barley Harvest along with Holi.
So be a part of the Holi 2020 celebrations in Uttar Pradesh if the above-explained things are of your interest. Enjoy the food, play with colors, and say ‘Happy Holi’.