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An Indian woman pours a bucket of colored water on others during Holi celebrations in Allahabad, India, on March 27, 2013. Holi is the Hindu festival of colors that marks the advent of spring.
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An Indian boy plays with a color fountain during Holi, the Indian festival of colors in New Delhi, India.
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An Indian child, face smeared with colored powder, celebrates Holi festival in Mumbai, India.
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Indian girls, faces smeared with colored powder, celebrate the Holi festival in Mumbai, India.
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Indian Border Security Force soldiers with their faces smeared with colored powder pose for photographs as they celebrate Holi inside of their base camp on the outskirts of Srinagar, India.
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An Indian girl tries to block colored water being sprayed on her during Holi festival in Kolkata, India.
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Indian Border Security Force soldiers smear colored powder on each other's faces as they celebrate Holi inside their base camp on the outskirts of Srinagar, India.
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A man with his face smeared with colored powder gestures during Holi festival celebrations in Mumbai, India.
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Indians, their faces smeared with color and glitter, dance during Holi celebrations in Allahabad, India.
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Indian women smear colors on each others faces as they celebrate Holi in Allahabad, India.
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Indian widows throw flowers during Holi celebrations in Vrindavan, India.
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An Indian sprays colored water on others during Holi celebrations outside Banke Bihari temple in Vrindavan, India.
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A young Hindu devotee sits covered in colored dye at the Banke Bihari temple, dedicated to Lord Krishna, during Holi festival celebrations in Vrindavan, India.
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An intoxicated Hindu devotee lays on a bench near Banke Bihari temple, dedicated to Lord Krishna, during Holi festival celebrations in Vrindavan, India.
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Strips of clothing hang from an overhead wire thrown by those celebrating Holi in Pushkar, India.
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