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Dark Side Of Lathmar Holi – Read What Meghana Sanka Says About It !

Dark Side Of Lathmar Holi – Read What Meghana Sanka Says About It !

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Lathmar Holi is celebrated as the festival is said to be a recreation of a famous Hindu legend, according to which, Lord Krishna (who hailed from the Nandgaon village) visited his beloved Radha's town, Barsana. If the legend is to be believed, Krishna teased Radha and her friends, who in turn responded by taking offense at his advances and driving him out of Barsana. Keeping in sync with the legend, the men from Nandgaon visit the town of Barsana every year, only to be greeted by sticks (aka lathis) of the women there. The ladies hurl sticks at the men, who try to shield themselves as much as they can. The unlucky ones are captured by the enthusiastic women who then, make the men wear female clothing and dance in public. The festivities take place at the sprawling campus of the Radha Ra