A widow throws flower petals as she, along with others, take part in the Holi celebrations organised by a non-governmental organisation Sulabh International at a widows' ashram at Vrindavan in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, March 4, 2015.
A widow throws flower petals as she, along with others, take part in the Holi celebrations organised by a non-governmental organisation Sulabh International at a widows' ashram at Vrindavan in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, March 4, 2015.Anindito Mukherjee—Reuters
A widow throws flower petals as she, along with others, take part in the Holi celebrations organised by a non-governmental organisation Sulabh International at a widows' ashram at Vrindavan in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, March 4, 2015.
Hindu men from the village of Barsana throw colored water on the villagers of Nandgaon from the roof of the Ladali or Radha temple before the procession for the Lathmar Holi festival at the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, in Barsana, 70 miles from New Delhi, India, Feb. 27, 2015.
Hindu widows throw colored powder on an Indian policeman as they celebrate Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, at the Meera Sahabhagini Widow Ashram in Vrindavan, India, March 3, 2015.
Indian Hindu devotees smeared with colors, sing songs at the Nandagram temple famous for Lord Krishna and his brother Balram, during Lathmar holi festival, in Nandgaon, India, Feb. 28, 2015.
A widow raises her hands as others throw colored powder on her during celebrations marking Holi at the Meera Sahabhagini Widow Ashram in Vrindavan, India, March 3, 2015.
An Indian Hindu devotee from Barsana village prostrates amid colors as he prays at the Nandagram temple, famous for Lord Krishna and his brother Balram, during Lathmar holi festival, in Nandgaon, India, Feb. 28, 2015.
Indian Hindu devotees smeared with colors visit the Nandagram temple, famous for Lord Krishna and his brother Balram, during Lathmar holi festival, in Nandgaon, India, Feb. 28, 2015.
A Hindu widow lies on a sludgy ground filled with a mixture of colored powder, water and flower petals during celebrations to mark Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, at the Meera Sahabhagini Widow Ashram in Vrindavan, India, March 3, 2015.
A widow throws flower petals as she, along with others, take part in the Holi celebrations organised by a non-government
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