Uttarakhand Holi: Holi festival is near. These days everyone is in awe of the colors of Holi. Everyone is eagerly waiting for this festival. Holi is celebrated in different ways and in different ways in every state. Today we are talking about Holi celebrated in Uttarakhand. Holi is celebrated in a grand way in this state too.
Holi, the festival of colours, is celebrated with great pomp. Holi is celebrated for three days in Uttarakhand. Standing Holi, Sitting Holi, Women’s Holi. Which is celebrated not only with colors but also with singing, dancing and cultural heritage. Please tell that Holi starts in Kumaon from Basant Panchami itself. Let us know in detail about the Holi celebrated in Kumaon, Uttarakhand.
Let us tell you that sitting Holi (Holi) is celebrated in Uttarakhand which is very famous. It has been celebrated mainly in the areas around Almora and Nainital. Baithki Holi starts from the day of Basant Panchami. In this, songs based on Holi are sung on harmonium and tabla with raga raganis in the house meeting. In Baithki Holi, men form their separate groups and women form separate groups. Which is very attractive.
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Please tell that a few days after Baithki Holi, Khadi Holi starts. This Holi is celebrated more in the rural areas of Kumaon. In Khadi Holi, the people of the village gather at one place wearing caps, kurta and churidar pyjama and sing Holi songs. Along with this, they also dance to the tunes of Dhol-Damau and Hudke. The songs of Khari Holi are in Kumaoni language. Let us tell you that the people who sing Holi are called Holyars, who go to each person’s house in turn and sing Holi, and wish for their prosperity.
Everyone gets intoxicated in the spirit of Holi. Holi has a different color in Uttarakhand. Where in Mahila Holi, meetings are held every evening like Baithki Holi, in which only women participate. Its songs are also based on women only. In women’s Holi, women also make pakodi, potato pieces, pudding etc. Apart from this, there is also a tradition of breaking jaggery balls, in which jaggery balls are broken and distributed among all the people.
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