Guwahati, Mar 10 (ANI): Holi, the festival of colors, was celebrated with enthusiasm in northeast along with rest of the country recently.
People splashed water, threw water filled balloons, smeared gulal and colors on each other and chanted “Holi Hai”.
The reason for high spirits of the people result from the fact that peace and normalcy could soon return to the region as indicated by surrender of militant groups and ongoing peace talks.
They celebrations marked the happiness of the people for a better future.
Holi is a centuries old festival, which brings together people and spreads the message of love and harmony.
“We hope that all those people who have been isolated and not joined the mainstream, on this day of Holi we want to send them a message that they should come and join people of Assam and add more to its happiness,” Sapnanil Baruah, a local.
“We are all getting together for the festival of Holi. We would like to say that this festival of colours sends a message through which we can bring peace and harmony can achieve by gathering together,” Atul, Nagaland
The festival was celebrated with great enthusiasm all over the country. (ANI)