Holi is a very popular festival in India and is celebrated with enthusiasm in all over the country. This festival is known by different names in different parts of the country and there are different mythological stories behind these names.

Some of Regional Names of Holi:

Bollywood celebrates Holi

Bollywood Holi

In Banaras, this festival is famous by the name of ‘Lathmaar Holi’ and in Haryana it is called as ‘Dulandi Holi’. People of Maharashtra know this festival by the name of ‘Rangpanchami’ and in Goa it is called as ‘Shimgo’. Holi is famous by the name of Kaman Pandigai among people of Tamil Nadu. There are lots of other names of Holi in other states of the country.

When you go in different states of India, you will find that people have lot of emotions behind the stories associated with regional names of Holi.

After knowing all the stories, you will feel proud of rich Indian culture and the most appreciated thing is the strong bond of unity between people of this culturally diversified country.

Gods worshiped by people on this Holi day are also different in different states of the country and the way of celebration is

also different. But the spirit of this festival is same and that is the love and belief in truth. There is uniqueness of this festival in different states but it increases love and affection among the people of this secular country.

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