More than just colours: India’s festival of color also also has women ‘beating men’ and cannabis milkshakes
India’s Holi festival is famous for smearing colored powder on friends and family, bonfire parties, and ‘bhaang’, the traditional cannabis-laced milkshake.
And while the colour festival, which marks the beginning of spring, is also played and celebrated with a lot of merry making with just colours and food, India has its own diversity when it comes to celebrating Holi traditions in the country.
Here’s a look at the unusual celebrations that follow:
‘Lathmaar’ - the ritual of women beating men
The only time when serving a milk-based drink with cannabis is perfectly acceptable as a long-standing traditionAdvertisement
The not-so-common ritual of using ashes
Bonfires turn dangerousAdvertisement
‘Hola Mohalla’ with martial art displaysAdvertisement
- What the future holds for co-working spaces in India
- India and China held a 16-hour long talk to resolve ongoing border dispute
- An American electric car maker explains why it took a different route than Elon Musk’s Tesla, Tata Motors or Mahindra
- Top stocks to watch on January 25
- Andhra ASHA worker's death following Covid jab triggers protest