Usually this takes place on the evening of Holi day after Holi with wet colours is played in the morning through afternoon. Holi is of particular significance in the Braj region, which includes locations traditionally associated with the Lord Krishna: In Maharashtra , Holi Purnima is also celebrated as Shimga, festivities that last five to seven days.

Rakul Preet ups the glam quotient. It is the festive day to end and rid oneself of past errors, to end conflicts by meeting others, a day to forget and forgive. On the Dol Purnima day in the early morning, students dress up in saffron-coloured or pure white clothes and wear garlands of fragrant flowers.

This page was last edited on 21 May , at The Times of India. The festival is celebrated in a dignified manner by placing the icons of Krishna and Radha on a picturesquely decorated palanquin which is then taken round the main streets of the city or the village.