The Prince Ashokraje Gaikwad School of Gujarat arranged for the celebration of Holi for the children in the school premises. Children showered flowers, hopped and danced as part of Holi celebrations. The school administration said that it ensured an eco-friendly celebration to give the message of avoiding chemical dyes and celebrating an eco-friendly and safe festival to the whole world.
Speaking to ANI, Tushar Bhosale, administrator of the school said, “To give a message to the world that we should celebrate eco-friendly festivals, the festival was organized keeping in mind the environment-friendly theme. We celebrated the festival. Reused flowers from the temple. And ensured that no chemical dyes were used. The abir-gulal we used was also eco-friendly.”
This Holi is very special for all of us. For the last two years, we celebrated all the festivals with restrictions. Setting no restrictions this year is a very exciting and overwhelming experience. I pray to God that this festival brings happiness to the whole world and we continue to celebrate the festivals with the same enthusiasm and gaiety.”
India is a land of diverse cultures and traditions and Holi is one of the festivals of the country that fills everyone with gaiety and celebration. Holi is essentially a festival of colours, which signifies happiness and the victory of good over evil, but it is celebrated in different ways across the country. This year the festival of Holi is being celebrated across the country from March 17-18.
First published:March 18, 2022, 7:48 pm