Indian festival takes on political colour

Election fever adds unusual edge to Holi, the annual festival of colour that marks the triumph of good over evil.

    Millions of people in India are celebrating Holi, the festival of colour, which marks the start of spring and the triumph of good over evil.

    But with the national election just weeks away, this year’s festival has a political edge to it.

    Al Jazeera's Nidhi Dutt reports from New Delhi.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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