Holi is a religious spring festival celebrated by Hindus. It is primarily observed in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, and countries with large Indic diaspora populations following Hinduism, such as Suriname, Malaysia, Guyana, South Africa, Trinidad, United Kingdom, United States, Mauritius, and Fiji. It is also known as Phagwah and Festival of Colours, or as Doḷajāta in Orissa and Dol Jatra or Basantotsav in West Bengal. The most celebrated Holi is in the Braj region, in locations connected to the Lord Krishna: Mathura, Vrindavan, Nandagaon, and Barsana, which become tourist destinations during the season of Holi. Large parts of South India, however, do not celebrate Holi with the same fervour. In Vaishnavism, Hiranyakashipu is the great king of demons, and he had been granted a boon by Brahma, which made it almost impossible for him to be killed. The boon was due to his long penance, after...
Jeewanchandra Joshi updated the Blog
on Jun 09, 2013 , 03:25 pm
A great female play back singer Shamshaad Begum died on 23 april 2013.She was 94 years.Kahin aar kahin paar,holi aai re kanhai rang chalke...,chod babul ka ghar aaj pike nagar...kajra mohabbat wala ankhiyon men aise dala..,teri mahfil men kismat aazma ke hum bhi dekeenge...so many nice songs sung by Shamshad Begum.We can never forget this legend lady.....albida shamshadji. more »
At a time when the entire rural belt of Maharashtra State goes under a rough phase due to drought conditions, scarcity of water and other reasons. The so-called self-proclaimed “Saints” like Asaram Bapu, are shamelessly wasting litres of a valuable resource, which is of great demand in such times in the general public (and exclusively, the farmers), for celebration of Holi /Dhulwad. There is an old saying - “drops of water make a sea”. Indeed, it's true. Water, in all probability, is an more »
Neelam Nath reported the Citizen Journalism
on May 10, 2013 , 08:36 pm
R block RWA,has Audacity to ask for Votes to Elect Representatives..
So Many Women have Been Made to Sell their Houses, Flats, as The Well Established Property Mafia of South/North/East/West..Delhi Colonies..Exists..Operates Without Fear of Authorities..and They make Conditions Miserable to Live for the Old and more »