Colors, balloons, water, sweets – these are the symbol of one festival ‘Holi’. Holi shows the commencement of Spring and celebrated with great enthusiasm in India and abroad. People wish ‘Happy Holi’ to each other to liven up the spirit of this festival. But why it is called the ‘festival of colors’. There is a story attached to it.
Once there was a king of Mathura ‘Kansa’ who wanted to kill his nephew Krishna. To kill him he sent his sister ‘Holika’ who was blessed with the power of fire. She took Krishna in her lap