Riot of colour

March 11, 2014 - 12:29:10 am

A man covered in coloured powder sings at a temple during “Lathmar Holi” in  Nandgaon village in Uttar Pradesh yesterday. In a Holi tradition unique to Nandgaon and Barsana villages, men sing provocative songs to gain the attention of women, who then “beat” them with bamboo sticks called “lathis”.