Spring festival Holi celebrated

Spring festival Holi celebrated
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Splashes of colours were everywhere with revellers doused themselves with varied hues celebrating the spring festival Holi here on Thursday.  Common public of all age groups, government officials and political leaders have joined the celebrations with great enthusiasm. 

Warangal: Splashes of colours were everywhere with revellers doused themselves with varied hues celebrating the spring festival Holi here on Thursday. Common public of all age groups, government officials and political leaders have joined the celebrations with great enthusiasm.

At a celebration at Warangal police commissionerate camp office in Hanamkonda, Commissioner of Police G Sudheer Babu joined the police officials and their children playing Holi spraying colours on each other.

Kicking up his heels, the Commissioner, fully doused in colours, danced to the teen mar drum beats along with the personnel, thoroughly enjoying the moment. He visited auto stand in front of the commissionerate and played Holi with the auto rickshaw drivers, much to their pleasure.

At Mahabubabad, Superintendent of Police N Koti Reddy celebrated holi, playing with the police personnel and officials. Sudheer Babu also visited police stations in Hanamkonda and Hasanparthy and celebrated the festival with the officials.

Later, he celebrated the festival of colours with media persons at the commissionerate. Speaking on the occasion, Sudheer Babu said Holi festival, which marks the arrival of spring, is the most loved festival of all Hindu festivals signifies victory of good over evil.

“I feel very happy for celebrating the festival with our personnel and officials as it provides a relief to us from high pressure daily grind,” he said. Warangal Urban district in-charge Collector S Daynand celebrated the festival at his camp office along with the staff. The GWMC Mayor N Narender celebrated the festival at his residence in Warangal by playing with colours with his childhood friends.

“Though Holi is a Hindu festival, it is the most secular festival as people with different religious affiliations joins the celebrations. The festive day allows us to meet our old friends and family members others to have a playful time,” Narender felt. At Kaleshwaram in Jayashanker Bhupalpally district, youth, elders in large numbers celebrated Holi playing with colours and had a holy dip at Kaleshawaram Triveni Sangamam.

Marking the festival, the members of Mana Muchatlu WhatsApp group, involved in social service activities have organised Holi celebrations on Thursday at Sahrudaya Oldage Home in Hanamkonda.

Several students from KITS and professionals have spent time with the elderly persons who were abandoned their family members. They applied colours to the inmates and offered sweets which made them emotional.

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