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India celebrates Holi, festival of colours

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From soldiers in the north to teenagers in the south, Indians of all hues threw water-filled balloons and smeared coloured powder on each other to celebrate the festival of Holi on Wednesday. 

Indian revellers cover each other with coloured powder during Holi festival celebrations in Guwahati on March 27, 2013. From soldiers in the north to teenagers in the south, Indians of all hues threw water-filled balloons and smeared coloured powder on each other to celebrate the festival of Holi on Wednesday.

The revelry began in the early hours with children engaging in water fights, using plastic guns and balloons to splash each other and any unsuspecting person in sight from the rooftops of homes in the Indian capital Delhi.

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