The love of Krishna and Radha grew in Mathura. Legends say that Krishna used to throw colors at Radha and paint her face with multiple colors in order to balance the skin tones of each other. It is on the ghats of Mathura – the birthplace of Krishna where Holi celebration today are the most joyous and colourful. A rainbow of powders, water balloons and cannons, are the peaceful weapons used by children to celebrate the end of the monsoon and the beginning of the dry season.

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