Mumbaikars usher in Holi even amid Coronavirus scare

Updated: Mar 11, 2020, 09:13 | Sherlin Rajan
  • Holi celebrations in Mumbai

    Even amid Coronavirus, Mumbaikars left no stone unturned in this year's Holi celebrations. Here's a glimpse of the festivities at Shivaji Park

  • Holi celebrations in Mumbai

    Holi Dahan was celebrated on March 9 where people burned effigies which symbolises the victory of good over evil!

  • Holi celebrations in Mumbai

    Students of Kamal Mehta Dadar School for the Blind steered clear from colours and water as a precaution from coronavirus and celebrated Holi with dance and music! 

  • Holi celebrations in Mumbai

    To get into the festival mood, residents of Mahim painted their faces with quirky designs and celebrated the festival with fun games! Other than smearing gulaal on each other, revellers also threw water balloons and played pranks on each other while playing with water.

  • Holi celebrations in Mumbai

    However, people all over the city avoided mass gatherings but celebrated in groups and made merry among their loved ones and smeared gulaal on each other.

  • Holi celebrations in Mumbai

    Holi, which is celebrated to welcome the spring season, was also taken to the seashore at Worli by residents. 

  • Holi celebrations in Mumbai

    Amid the festive fervour, Mumbai police patrolled at different spots in the city.

  • Holi celebrations in Mumbai

    The cops also did a crackdown on those driving under the influence of alcohol. 

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It's Holi! And even amid Coronavirus scare, Mumbaikars celebrated the festival of colours with pomp and fun! While some took precautions and stayed away from playing with colours and celebrated with dance and music, some took the celebrations to the streets and had a gala time with friends and families!

(All pictures/Ashish Raje)