From A Correspondent
TANGLA, March 2: People from all walks of life, irrespective of caste, colour, community and religion joined in unison to celebrate Holi- the festival of colours with gusto at Tangla on Friday. Community celebrations also marked the occasion where the faithfuls took out a procession throughout the town. Holi revellers specially youth were also seen descending on the roads and streets in their hordes and lending a carefree ambience to the celebrations. Young children with their dresses smeared and drenched in Holi colours presented a lovely picture. “Holi is a shared colourful heritage and spirited carnival of the Indians,” said a college student Wajid Khan smeared in Holi colours.
“Colours bring so much joy, may the cheer of colours always remain in our life,” said another college student, Barasha Chowdhury. The colours of the festival generated an ambience of goodwill and people participated in different functions that were held on the occasion. The citizens celebrated Holi with great enthusiasm and gaiety and joined friends and family members.
Dibrugarh: Along with various parts of the State, the festival of colour was celebrated with great fervour here as well. On the occasion, people of all ages were seen taking the blessings of God, and later playing with colours. Different shades of colours were available in the market which the people bought enthusiastically. The concept of organic colour was seen gaining popularity among sections of people with many preferring such colours over the ones considered harmful to the skin. While some people observed the festival of colours with their kith and kin, a chunk of them celebrated the same with friends. They applied Holi colours to each other and were seen having a good time.
Although the festivities around Holi often get dampened due to the carelessness of some people, no such untoward incident was noticed or heard of this time till the time of reporting. A positive and harmonious environment was observed in the town with people, regardless of their belief and religion, coming out and taking part in the joyful celebration of Holi.