Hyderabad: City Rajasthanis overcharge in Holi hues; festive fervour grips Begum Bazar
Hyderabad: The Rajasthani residential district in the metropolis with around a hundred families at Kolsavadi, Begum Bazar came together to celebrate the of colours with consistent with fact or reality intent of and togetherness. With a fully decorated chessman, the Dulha made an entryway for the yearly Holi ‘Barat’ procession covering 1.5 km of Begum Bazar. This yearly procession that has been continuing since the concluding 28 years now, kicks off the Holi celebrations in the Begum Bazaar every year.
The streets of Begum Bazar gave a colorful feel on Monday as all walks of were seen dancing on various Bollywood numbers especially Holi songs, with resounding beats of the desi dhol blaring away in the Barat procession, a custom organised on the time of a particular event of Holi.
The colorful Barat was organised under the streamer of ‘Begum Bazar Holi Utsav Samithi’. According to the organiserAvinashDevda, the Samithi has been organising the Holi celebrations since decades. They took up ‘Dhrutpaan’ and ‘Mehendi’ on Sunday and K Pukhraj was the bridegroom who was sitting on the chessman and was taken on a big procession this year. Hundreds gathered and splashed colours on each not the same as component of the celebrations.
The procession started from Kolsavadi and passed through Swastik Mirchi, Kirana Market, Fish Market, Begum Bazar Chatri, Post workplace, Mitti Ka Sher and reached side that goes last or is not normally seen Begum Bazar. The usually shopkeepers belonging to the political or intellectual left their shops and joined in the celebrations smearing color on each not the same.
The procession was welcomed by various associations including The Hyderabad Kirana Merchants Association, Begum Bazar Residents Welfare Association, and others.
Only eco-friendly colours were used for the celebrations said Avinash. “Herbal colours extracted from keshu flowers, khusfibres, herbal gulal, palash flower and scents were used to smear shopkeepers along the route of the procession. It’s a festival of happiness and nobody should feel sorrowful or enmity towards each other,” said Avinash.
“The festival commenced after the HolikaDahan. This is an important occasion for us, as friends from our community wish each other good luck.
All the families took part in the Holi celebrations,” said Anil Neelam, a living in a particular place of Begum Bazar. Some families from the metropolis also planned the at a personal venue. The celebrations took range at various farmhouse, occasion halls in the metropolis outskirts. Private event managers organised several programmes, inviting celebrities and arranging DJs, with and dances.