Few countries in the world celebrate a festival with as much fervor across the country as Holi is in India. And to make things special, Belagavi is one city which celebrates it not once but twice, in a matter of a week. Belagavi’s Holi is special mainly because of its geographic demarcation. While ‘Belagavi’ celebrates […]
The festival of colours was celebrated with great enthusiasm today in the city except Shahpur area which celebrates it on RangPanchami (fifth day). Huge crowds gathered at the event on Vaccine Depot organsied by former MLA Abhay Patil. Laxmi Hebbalkar president, Karnataka Pradesh Mahila Congress organised a holi only for Women at CpEd ground.
Men, women and children came out in groups, splashed colours and greeted each other and danced to the drumbeats. In Pangul galli, a large number of revelers and devotees performed “Lotangan puja” (“urulu seve”) at Ashwathama temple. Celebrations galore, colourful and extravagant. Heedless of the soaring mercury, the citizens of Belagavi had a wonderful day […]