Vrindavan widows break shackles, celebrate Holi

Holi, one of the most anticipated festivals of India, was celebrated with full enthusiasm in Vrindavan, the land of Krishna. However, breaking barriers this time were around 800 widows who participated in the festivities in the town. Have a look at the some pictures of the fun filled celebrations.

Vrindavan widows

Widows raise their hands as they throw flowers into the air during Holi celebrations at the Meera Sahavagini ashram in Vrindavan. HT/Ajay Aggarwal

Vrindavan widows

Widows raise their hands as they throw flowers into the air during Holi celebrations at the Meera Sahavagini ashram in Vrindavan. HT/Ajay Aggarwal

Vrindavan widows

Widows at five government run shelter homes celebrating Holi festival for first time after being helped by Sulabh International NGO. HT

Vrindavan widows

Widows raise their hands as they throw flowers into the air during Holi celebrations at the Meera Sahavagini ashram in Vrindavan. HT/Ajay Aggarwal

Vrindavan widows

Widows throw flowers into the air during Holi celebrations at the Meera Sahavagini ashram in Vrindavan. Reuters

Vrindavan widows

Widows celebrate Holi festival at the Meera Sahavagini ashram in Vrindavan. AFP

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