10 Lines on Holi: A world without colours is something that no one can imagine, and the festival which celebrates them is Holi. Holi is one of the most exciting and awaited festivals in India. This festival, which marks the arrival of spring, is celebrated for different days in different regions, and is known as the ‘festival of colours’. It is most popular among children, but people of all ages enjoy and have fun during Holi.
Below we have provided a few lines on Holi festival, written in easy and simple words for class 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 students.
Set 1 – 10 Lines on Holi Festival
- Holi starts in the evening of Purnima (full moon) in the month of Phalgun according to the Hindu calendar.
- It is mainly a Hindu festival but is celebrated by people of all religions.
- It marks the end of winter and the beginning of spring.
- People usually play with colours during this day.
- Children use ‘pichkaris’ (water guns) and water balloons to spray colour water at each other.
- Adults typically play with coloured powder and throw a fistful of dust at one another.
- It’s a day of great fun and entertainment.
- Sweets like ‘Gujiya’, and ‘Malpuas’ are made to celebrate this event.
- People sit and gossip, have food and a lot of drinks during the day.
- Many states light bonfires which signify ‘Holika Dahan’ (defeat of Holika).
Set 2 – 10 Lines on Holi
- According to the Gregorian calendar, Holi falls around mid-March every year.
- It is also known by ‘Festival of colours’, ‘Festival of Love’, and ‘Festival of Spring’.
- Mainly a Hindu festival, now Holi is celebrated in many parts of Asia, Europe and North America.
- Holi is celebrated till ‘Rang Panchami’ to celebrate the love of Radha for Krishna.
- Emperor Aurangzeb had banned Holi in November 1665.
- Holi has been in practice since the 4th-century reign of Chandragupta II.
- The celebration of Holi is mainly partying with food, drinks and colours.
- People throw colours at people they know and also at strangers-there are no restrictions.
- Initially, colours made with natural ingredients like neem and turmeric were used.
- Holi signifies unity and the reign of good over evil.
Set 3 – 10 Lines on Holi
- Holi is one of the most popular Indian festivals in the entire world.
- Holi caught the attention of the British and European people around the 17th century.
- The first evening of Holi is known as Holika Dahan or Choti Holi.
- Sweets like ‘Gujiya’, ‘Malpua’ and unique drinks like ‘Bhaang’ are made.
- In the Braj region of North India, Holi lasts for more than a week.
- In South India, Lord of Indian Mythology, Kamadeva is worshipped.
- Holi is also known as ‘Dol Jatra’ and ‘Basanta Utsav’ in the eastern states of India.
- Holi is known as the Konkani festival in Goa and lasts for about a month.
- In Jammu and Kashmir regions, Holi marks the beginning of the summer harvest.
- In Kanpur Holi Mela or Holi Fair is held at various ghats on the banks of river Ganga which was started by freedom fighters who fought in the First Indian War of Independence.